A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Santa Cruz in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 119.9325° East, latitude 15.7808° North, depth = 40.01 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:56:54 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c4m1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c4m1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 06:56:54 / October 2, 2020 @ 6:56 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.01 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mabalacat City (c. 188 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tarlac City (c. 183 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Urdaneta (c. 101 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Rosario, Magalang, Baguio (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km NE of Santa Cruz, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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