A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c6sx. Id of event: us6000c6sx. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 125.98 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:29:18 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 05:29:18 / October 4, 2020 @ 5:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 126.6968° East, 6.217° North, depth 125.98 km.
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from La Union (c. 5 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Union, Sigaboy, Tibanbang.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 59 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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