A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from La Paz in Philippines on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/09/20 / 2020-09-21 04:28:59 / September 21, 2020 @ 4:28 am. Exact location of earthquake, 126.7687° East, 9.2274° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000c14e. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c14e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:28:59 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cantilan, Tandag, Tago. Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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