A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 144 km E of Cortes, Philippines (89 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c6g8. Unique identifier: us6000c6g8. Exact location of earthquake, 127.4969° East, 9.4615° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:14:53 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 04:14:53 / October 1, 2020 @ 4:14 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 144 km E of Cortes, Philippines.
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