A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Palanas in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.9092 East, latitude 12.1574 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c2j6. Unique identifier: us6000c2j6. The temblor was reported at 04:05:54 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 04:05:54 / September 23, 2020 @ 4:05 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Bulan (c. 28 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Gubat (c. 14 000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cumadcad, Sorsogon, Rizal (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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