A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Davila in Philippines on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 120.4988° East, latitude 18.5123° North, depth = 37.86 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.86 km (24 miles). Global time and date of event 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 20:04:03 / December 12, 2020 @ 8:04 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000cqmm. Event ids that are associated: us7000cqmm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:04:03 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cabugao, Claveria, Batac City. Epicenter of the event was 36 km (23 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Bacarra (c. 9 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Cabugao (c. 6 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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