A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Cortes in Philippines on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.13 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:22:06 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c63i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c63i. Exact location of event, longitude 126.6844 East, latitude 9.5705 North, depth = 39.13 km. Global time and date of event 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 13:22:06 / October 6, 2020 @ 1:22 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aras-asan, Cantilan, Socorro.
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 six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days fourty-five 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km ENE of Cortes, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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