A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Union in Philippines on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.3 km (31 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:49:34 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c73m. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c73m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 20:49:34 / October 6, 2020 @ 8:49 pm. Exact location of event, depth 49.3 km, 126.8592° East, 9.8354° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dapa. The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 82 km E of Union, Philippines.
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