A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from La Paz in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 22:16:59 / September 30, 2020 @ 10:16 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 126.6122 East, latitude 9.1325 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 22:16:59 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c65b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c65b.
Event epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Barobo (c. 9 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dapa, Hinatuan, Tagbina (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 41 km ENE of La Paz, Philippines.
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