A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Catbalogan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 19:32:59 / October 19, 2020 @ 7:32 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cc2b. Unique identifier: us6000cc2b. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:32:59 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 124.8823° East, 11.7604° North.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Giporlos, Alegria, Dulag.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km SSW of Catbalogan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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