Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Santiago in Philippines


Earthquake location 7.2094S, 126.88WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Santiago in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.88 km (36 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 06:05:48 / June 26, 2020 @ 6:05 am. The temblor was detected at 06:05:48 / 6:05 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000abwu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000abwu. Exact location, longitude 126.88° East, latitude 7.2094° North, depth = 57.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Batobato, Cateel, Mati. Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Taytayan (c. 6 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Cateel (c. 6 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km ESE of Santiago, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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