A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Balangbalang in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d1im. Unique identifier: us7000d1im. Exact location, longitude 125.6367° East, latitude 9.0766° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:27:58 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 01:27:58 / January 20, 2021 @ 1:27 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lagonglong, Claveria, Salay. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 17 km (11 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km NE of Balangbalang, Philippines.
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