A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Union in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.26 km (11 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:32:06 / 12:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.1821° East, 9.6359° North, depth 18.26 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7s9. Id of event: us6000c7s9. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/10/20 / 2020-10-07 00:32:06 / October 7, 2020 @ 12:32 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabadbaran, Tubay, Aras-asan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km SSE of Union, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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