A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Kinablangan in Philippines on Saturday. Unique identifier: us6000c3vs. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c3vs. Exact location of event, longitude 127.2977 East, latitude 7.7198 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 09:35:09 / September 26, 2020 @ 9:35 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:35:09 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Taytayan (c. 6 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cateel (c. 6 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Kinablangan (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cateel, Taytayan, Baganga (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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