A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Valencia in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 18:43:22 / December 29, 2020 @ 6:43 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 533.44 km (331 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:43:22 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.2261 East, latitude 9.4162 North, depth = 533.44 km. Unique identifier: us6000d420. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d420.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Tagbilaran City (c. 86 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Danao (c. 17 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tibigan (c. 11 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Talibon (c. 11 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Siquijor (c. 10 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mambajao (c. 10 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lagonglong, Salay, Bogo. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 21 km S of Valencia, Philippines.
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