A major earthquake magnitude 7 (ml/mb) strikes 219 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (136 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Pondaguitan in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:23:08 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 139 km (86 miles). Global time and date of event 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 12:23:08 / January 21, 2021 @ 12:23 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qnaaek, pt21021050. Id of event: at00qnaaek. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.4 East, latitude 4.8 North, depth = 139 km.
Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. There are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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