A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from La Paz in Philippines. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:08:08 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 126.5037° East, latitude 9.1302° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000c3e1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c3e1. Global time and date of event 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 21:08:08 / September 30, 2020 @ 9:08 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taligaman, Bayugan, San Francisco (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days thirty-eight 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 30 km ENE of La Paz, Philippines.
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