A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Looc in Philippines on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.95 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 08:37:30 / December 25, 2020 @ 8:37 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:37:30 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000d62u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d62u. Exact location of earthquake, 120.2284° East, 13.6829° North, depth 89.95 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taysan, Malabag, Barahan (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 Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Mariveles (c. 84 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Naic (c. 55 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Patuto (c. 52 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Balayan (c. 50 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Indang (c. 41 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 4 km SSW of Looc, Philippines.
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