A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from San Fernando in Philippines. Global time and date of event 13/12/20 / 2020-12-13 06:53:32 / December 13, 2020 @ 6:53 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.72 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 06:53:32 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000cqqr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqqr. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.3353 East, latitude 16.6198 North, depth = 81.72 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 Quezon, Cuyapo, Barlig. The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Urdaneta (c. 101 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Manaoag (c. 59 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bayombong (c. 48 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 2 km ENE of San Fernando, Philippines.
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