A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Mangili in Philippines on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600084qh. Id of event: us600084qh. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:45:18 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 17:45:18 / February 21, 2020 @ 5:45 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 143.75 km (89 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.032 East, latitude 5.9338 North, depth = 143.75 km.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Maria, Glan, Maluñgun (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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