A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from San Joaquin in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/20 / 2020-10-16 00:32:45 / October 16, 2020 @ 12:32 am. Exact location of earthquake, 122.2611° East, 10.4529° North, depth 35 km. Unique identifier: us6000c8ms. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8ms. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:32:45 / 12:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cabacungan, Alicante, Eustaquio Lopez. Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Bacolod City (c. 454 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mansilingan (c. 454 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Iloilo (c. 387 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bago City (c. 150 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kabankalan (c. 136 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Binonga (c. 84 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Talisay (c. 65 300 pop). 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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