A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Aras-asan in Philippines on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 15:44:33 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.5075 East, latitude 8.941 North, depth = 40.1 km. Event id: us7000d0bm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0bm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.1 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 15:44:33 / January 6, 2021 @ 3:44 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Socorro, Talacogon, Taligaman. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Talacogon (c. 15 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km ENE of Aras-asan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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