A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Loreto in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 06:53:12 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d1k7. Id of event: us7000d1k7. The epicenter was at a depth of 87.78 km (55 miles). Exact location, longitude 125.5798° East, latitude 10.4901° North, depth = 87.78 km. Global time and date of event 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 06:53:12 / January 20, 2021 @ 6:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Llorente, Bacuag, Palo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Burauen (c. 14 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km N of Loreto, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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