A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Talaga in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.9268 East, latitude 13.743 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:25:43 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 05:25:43 / October 29, 2020 @ 5:25 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000c7dk. Event ids that are associated: us7000c7dk.
Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Del Monte, Sampaloc, Mauban. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km NW of Talaga, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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