A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Cortes in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.8747 East, latitude 9.3339 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:13:10 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c3dm. Id of event: us6000c3dm. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 21:13:10 / September 30, 2020 @ 9:13 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tandag, Aras-asan, Tago (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 75 km E of Cortes, Philippines.
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