A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Guiuan in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 05:46:54 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c94l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c94l. Exact location of event, longitude 125.9177 East, latitude 11.1513 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 05:46:54 / October 18, 2020 @ 5:46 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palo, Panalanoy, Dulag (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 100 km (62 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Dulag (c. 10 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km ENE of Guiuan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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