A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Pagudpud in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 06:43:07 / December 7, 2020 @ 6:43 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000cnsb. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cnsb. Exact location, longitude 120.8168° East, latitude 19.2316° North, depth = 35.76 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.76 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 06:43:07 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Claveria.
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 74 km N of Pagudpud, Philippines.
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