A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Cortes in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 14:31:17 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c36b. Unique identifier: us6000c36b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.59 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 14:31:17 / September 24, 2020 @ 2:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 126.5562° East, latitude 9.2996° North, depth = 39.59 km.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barobo, Claver, Lianga (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Barobo (c. 9 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km E of Cortes, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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