A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Luzon in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.61 km (76 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/20 / 2020-10-14 03:43:31 / October 14, 2020 @ 3:43 am. Exact location, longitude 125.977° East, latitude 6.4747° North, depth = 121.61 km. Event id: us6000c85z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c85z. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:43:31 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Conel, Biao, Buayan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 13 km WSW of Luzon, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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