A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Bacolod in Philippines. Global time and date of event 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 22:10:46 / September 30, 2020 @ 10:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:10:46 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c3ec. Id of event: us6000c3ec. Exact location of earthquake, 126.897° East, 9.2518° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dapa, Cantilan, Tandag.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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