A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Cortes in Philippines on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 47.03 km, 126.4115° East, 9.237° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.03 km (29 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:19:30 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 22:19:30 / October 3, 2020 @ 10:19 pm. Event id: us6000c5b0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c5b0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tubay, Cabadbaran, Hinatuan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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