A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from San Ignacio in Philippines on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 12:21:19 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cque. Unique identifier: us6000cque. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.7933 East, latitude 6.9637 North, depth = 69.81 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 69.81 km (43 miles). Global time and date of event 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 12:21:19 / November 18, 2020 @ 12:21 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taytayan, Lupon, Sigaboy (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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