A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Siocon in Philippines on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 121.8805° East, latitude 7.6414° North, depth = 36.23 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.23 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000d6hu. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6hu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 16:47:21 / January 7, 2021 @ 4:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:47:21 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Zamboanga (c. 457 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Recodo (c. 42 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ipil (c. 19 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sangali (c. 14 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Labuan (c. 12 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Titay (c. 11 500 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalawit, Zamboanga, Taluksangay (min 5000 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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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