A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Harrison in Philippines. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:12:20 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.51 km (13 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 location of event, longitude 120.5455 East, latitude 13.5212 North, depth = 20.51 km. Unique identifier: us6000dctk. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dctk. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 05:12:20 / January 29, 2021 @ 5:12 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Lipa City (c. 212 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Silang (c. 119 500 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Pulong Santa Cruz (c. 101 900 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from General Trias (c. 96 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ligaya, General Trias, Calamba (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 14 km ENE of Harrison, Philippines.
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