A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Sabang in Philippines on Saturday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:03:47 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 182.37 km (113 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c547. Id of event: us6000c547. Exact location of earthquake, 120.9561° East, 13.5946° North, depth 182.37 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 05:03:47 / October 3, 2020 @ 5:03 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malicboy, Cavite City, Malaya (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km NNW of Sabang, Philippines.
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