A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Santo Niño in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 10:18:18 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 124.304 East, latitude 11.9187 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bclz. Unique identifier: us7000bclz. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 10:18:18 / August 18, 2020 @ 10:18 am. 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).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alangalang, Pambujan, Palompon (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Bulan (c. 28 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km W of Santo Niño, Philippines.
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