A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 203 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (126 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000d240. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d240. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 16:37:31 / January 21, 2021 @ 4:37 pm. Exact location of event, depth 101.02 km, 127.3993° East, 4.9907° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.02 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:37:31 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter).
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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-two 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 203 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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