A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Union in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us6000c73n. Event ids that are associated: us6000c73n. The temblor was detected at 21:29:06 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 21:29:06 / October 6, 2020 @ 9:29 pm. Exact location, longitude 126.3368° East, latitude 9.7633° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aras-asan, Mainit, Surigao (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 24 km E of Union, Philippines.
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