A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Katubao in Philippines on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 22:03:59 / December 24, 2020 @ 10:03 pm. The temblor was detected at 22:03:59 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 56.61 km, 124.5049° East, 5.2214° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 56.61 km (35 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000d5t5. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5t5.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maasin, Kiamba. Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Kiamba (c. 11 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Maasin (c. 5 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 82 km SSW of Katubao, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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