A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Dapa in Philippines on Monday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:21:40 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 126.0146° East, latitude 9.7721° North, depth = 91.55 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c7un. Unique identifier: us6000c7un. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/20 / 2020-10-12 19:21:40 / October 12, 2020 @ 7:21 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 91.55 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magallanes, Cabadbaran, Tago (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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: 4 km WNW of Dapa, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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