A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Babuyan Islands region, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Babuyan Islands region, Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 00:49:39 / 12:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.6315 East, latitude 19.8832 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 00:49:39 / September 30, 2020 @ 12:49 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000c2z2. Event ids that are associated: us6000c2z2.
The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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