A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from San Pedro in Philippines. Unique identifier: us7000bcm1. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bcm1. The temblor was reported at 11:21:23 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 11:21:23 / August 18, 2020 @ 11:21 am. Exact location of earthquake, 124.1354° East, 11.9913° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bulan (c. 28 500 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Medellin, Carigara, Capoocan.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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