A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Pilar in Philippines on Tuesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:45:21 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 21:45:21 / October 6, 2020 @ 9:45 pm. Event id: us6000c73p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c73p. Exact location of event, longitude 126.4609 East, latitude 9.9221 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Claver, Cantilan, Socorro (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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