A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Los Arcos in Philippines on Wednesday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:22:15 / 3:22 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000c7t1. Event ids that are associated: us6000c7t1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.9612° East, latitude 8.6939° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/10/20 / 2020-10-07 15:22:15 / October 7, 2020 @ 3:22 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calabugao, Lingig, Nasipit. Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 7 km NNW of Los Arcos, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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