A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.6185 East, latitude 10.4174 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000ceuc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ceuc. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/11/20 / 2020-11-14 05:31:04 / November 14, 2020 @ 5:31 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:31:04 / 5:31 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dapa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (60 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 77 km NE of Santa Monica, Philippines.
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