A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Calatagan in Philippines on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 23:43:42 / December 24, 2020 @ 11:43 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:43:42 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.6628 East, latitude 13.8034 North, depth = 108.3 km. Unique identifier: us6000d2ra. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d2ra. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 108.3 km (67 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calumpit, Santa Cruz, Pulilan. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 120 km (74 miles) from San Jose del Monte (c. 357 800 pop).
There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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