A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Union in Philippines. Unique identifier: us6000c73t. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c73t. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.3434 East, latitude 9.7097 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 21:18:04 / October 6, 2020 @ 9:18 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 21:18:04 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Surigao, Luna, Mainit (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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: 26 km ESE of Union, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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