A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 68 kilometers (42 miles) from La Paz in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.826° East, 9.2548° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c183. Id of event: us6000c183. The temblor was picked up at 14:51:26 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 14:51:26 / September 22, 2020 @ 2:51 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cantilan, Tandag, Tago (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-three 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 68 km ENE of La Paz, Philippines.
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