A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Benito in Philippines on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.0372 East, latitude 9.9682 North, depth = 92.39 km. Unique identifier: us6000c8g7. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8g7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.39 km (57 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 01:18:15 / October 10, 2020 @ 1:18 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 01:18:15 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kitcharao, Alegria, Mainit. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km ENE of San Benito, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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