A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Karligan in Philippines on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 09:38:17 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 49.55 km (31 miles). Exact location, longitude 121.9638° East, latitude 15.0914° North, depth = 49.55 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bzpb. Id of event: us6000bzpb. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 09:38:17 / September 17, 2020 @ 9:38 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paete, Pakil, Maria Aurora (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Paete (c. 26 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Sampaloc (c. 20 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Pangil (c. 19 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Mabitac (c. 12 400 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Pakil (c. 10 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Real (c. 9 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Dingalan (c. 7 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km NNW of Karligan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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