A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us7000bk8f. Event ids that are associated: us7000bk8f. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 01:32:31 / September 3, 2020 @ 1:32 am. The temblor was picked up at 01:32:31 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.7263° East, latitude 10.816° North, depth = 70 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Burauen (c. 14 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sogod, Borongan, Burauen (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one 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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