A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Namuac in Philippines on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 121.4029 East, latitude 19.2295 North, depth = 37.65 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c80w. Unique identifier: us6000c80w. The temblor was detected at 02:06:52 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/10/20 / 2020-10-08 02:06:52 / October 8, 2020 @ 2:06 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.65 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Claveria (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km NNE of Namuac, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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