A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 25/11/20 / 2020-11-25 17:28:27 / November 25, 2020 @ 5:28 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000ckev. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ckev. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 126.0099 East, latitude 10.74 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was detected at 17:28:27 / 5:28 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Balangiga (c. 5 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Giporlos (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Llorente, Balangiga, Giporlos.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 29 km SE of Sulangan, Philippines.
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