A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Aras-asan in Philippines on Tuesday. 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 35 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 05:03:50 / September 8, 2020 @ 5:03 am. The temblor was picked up at 05:03:50 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000blv5. Id of event: us7000blv5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5716 East, latitude 8.9831 North, depth = 35 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bayugan, Bislig, Patin-ay (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km ENE of Aras-asan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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