A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Naval in Philippines on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 124.3566° East, latitude 11.5462° North, depth = 50.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:28:43 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000bzl2. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bzl2. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/20 / 2020-09-16 04:28:43 / September 16, 2020 @ 4:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.2 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alegria, Esperanza, Tanauan. Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bogo (c. 23 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bantayan (c. 19 000 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 4 km WSW of Naval, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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