A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 202 km SSW of Malisbeng, Philippines (126 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 123.4402 East, latitude 4.5321 North, depth = 520.15 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/15 / 2015-12-21 11:25:01 / December 21, 2015 @ 11:25 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 520.15 km (323 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10004992. Event ids that are associated: us10004992. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:25:01 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 202 km SSW of Malisbeng, Philippines.
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