A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Tamparan in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 156.98 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000c739. Event ids that are associated: us6000c739. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:29:33 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 124.4477° East, latitude 7.9697° North, depth = 156.98 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 14:29:33 / October 6, 2020 @ 2:29 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carmen, Pagaluñgan, Glad. Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 16 km NE of Tamparan, Philippines.
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