A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Siocon in Philippines. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:20:36 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.94 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 02:20:36 / January 7, 2021 @ 2:20 am. Exact location, longitude 122.0093° East, latitude 7.7922° North, depth = 34.94 km. Event id: us7000d0db. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0db. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mercedes, Recodo, Katipunan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Recodo (c. 42 800 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Ipil (c. 19 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Sangali (c. 14 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Labuan (c. 12 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Titay (c. 11 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Katipunan (c. 10 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km NW of Siocon, Philippines.
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