A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 126.2531 East, latitude 10.762 North, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us6000c6p6. Event ids that are associated: us6000c6p6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:40:11 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 01:40:11 / October 2, 2020 @ 1:40 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Giporlos (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Giporlos, Loreto, Guiuan (min 5000 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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