A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Marihatag in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 16:38:08 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 46.44 km (29 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.7121 East, latitude 8.7329 North, depth = 46.44 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 16:38:08 / December 29, 2020 @ 4:38 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6qb. Unique identifier: us6000d6qb.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bah-Bah, Patin-ay, San Francisco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 46 km E of Marihatag, Philippines.
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