A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Cortes in Philippines on Monday. Unique identifier: us7000bpse. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bpse. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.94 km (8 miles). Exact location of event, depth 12.94 km, 126.5373° East, 9.2309° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:18:34 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/09/20 / 2020-09-14 02:18:34 / September 14, 2020 @ 2:18 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Barobo (c. 9 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Claver, Tagbina, Barobo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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