A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Looc in Philippines. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:06:28 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/20 / 2020-10-16 20:06:28 / October 16, 2020 @ 8:06 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 120.2374 East, latitude 13.6789 North, depth = 68.04 km. Event id: us6000c8v2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c8v2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.04 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Silang (c. 119 500 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from General Trias (c. 96 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mariveles (c. 84 600 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Tanauan (c. 68 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pansol, Sablayan, Santo Tomas (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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