A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/21 / 2021-01-05 17:43:49 / January 5, 2021 @ 5:43 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 133.31 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.4627 East, latitude 6.3473 North, depth = 133.31 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5u8. Unique identifier: us6000d5u8. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:43:49 / 5:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malita, Talagutong, San Ignacio (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop).
Every 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 31 km E of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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