A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Pilar in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.12 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 23:32:54 / September 23, 2020 @ 11:32 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 23:32:54 / 11:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c2jy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c2jy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.1452° East, latitude 9.8762° North, depth = 15.12 km.
The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tago, Tandag, Loreto. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km ENE of Pilar, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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