A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Bacolod in Philippines. Unique identifier: us6000c2j5. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c2j5. Exact location of event, longitude 126.836 East, latitude 9.2304 North, depth = 10 km. 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 00:09:37 / September 23, 2020 @ 12:09 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:09:37 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cantilan, Tandag, Tago. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-seven 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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