A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 20:40:54 / December 19, 2020 @ 8:40 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d278. Id of event: us6000d278. The temblor was reported at 20:40:54 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 126.273° East, 10.8492° North, depth 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Giporlos, Loreto, Guiuan. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Giporlos (c. 5 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km E of Sulangan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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