A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 99 km WSW of Palauig, Philippines (62 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.0772 East, latitude 15.0306 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8sw. Unique identifier: us6000c8sw. The temblor was reported at 13:38:50 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/20 / 2020-10-12 13:38:50 / October 12, 2020 @ 1:38 pm UTC/GMT. 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).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 99 km WSW of Palauig, Philippines.
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