A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Baganga in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 21:27:32 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000d4f2. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d4f2. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/12/20 / 2020-12-30 21:27:32 / December 30, 2020 @ 9:27 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.66 km (31 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.8979 East, latitude 7.6498 North, depth = 49.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cabinuangan, Monkayo, Salvacion (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cabinuangan (c. 10 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Taytayan (c. 6 900 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 thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 38 km ENE of Baganga, Philippines.
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