A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Bacolod in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 22:19:43 / September 23, 2020 @ 10:19 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:19:43 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000c0bb. Event ids that are associated: us6000c0bb. Exact location, longitude 127.0461° East, latitude 9.3253° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tandag, Tago, Aras-asan (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 93 km ENE of Bacolod, Philippines.
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