A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Limot in Philippines on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 126.3166 East, latitude 7.2276 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 08:51:35 / October 15, 2020 @ 8:51 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c8h6. Id of event: us6000c8h6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:51:35 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Inawayan, Wañgan, Gupitan. Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 21 km NNE of Limot, Philippines.
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