A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Rapu-Rapu in Philippines on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000cpy9. Event ids that are associated: us6000cpy9. Exact location, longitude 124.3908° East, latitude 13.3226° North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was detected at 22:49:12 / 10:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/20 / 2020-11-15 22:49:12 / November 15, 2020 @ 10:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Legaspi (c. 179 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tabaco (c. 57 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from San Jose (c. 35 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Malilipot (c. 33 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Bulan (c. 28 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Allen, Bulan, San Jose.
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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 32 km ENE of Rapu-Rapu, Philippines.
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