A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Los Arcos in Philippines on Monday. The temblor was detected at 11:20:07 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter). 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: us6000c722. Id of event: us6000c722. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.9816 East, latitude 8.6023 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 11:20:07 / October 5, 2020 @ 11:20 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calabugao, Cabanglasan, Monkayo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (38 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 3 km S of Los Arcos, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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