A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Barcelona in Philippines. Unique identifier: us6000d6qm. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6qm. Global time and date of event 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 16:38:55 / December 29, 2020 @ 4:38 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:38:55 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.1138 East, latitude 8.2531 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Taytayan (c. 6 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Cateel (c. 6 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Lingig (c. 6 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kinablangan (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cateel, Taytayan, Kinablangan (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 75 km E of Barcelona, Philippines.
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