A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Bacsay in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:15:56 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 14:15:56 / October 3, 2020 @ 2:15 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.03 km (24 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c57g. Id of event: us6000c57g. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.3028 East, latitude 15.6226 North, depth = 38.03 km.
Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Olongapo (c. 221 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Cabanatuan City (c. 220 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Mabalacat City (c. 188 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pulilan, Bustos, Hagonoy. 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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