A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from San Joaquin in Philippines on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/11/20 / 2020-11-29 20:23:49 / November 29, 2020 @ 8:23 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 20:23:49 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000ckzq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ckzq. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.3051 East, latitude 12.0451 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bulan (c. 28 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kananya, Gubat, Casiguran (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 19 km SW of San Joaquin, Philippines.
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