A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Tubajon in Philippines on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude 125.3979 East, latitude 10.207 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000dcym. Event ids that are associated: us6000dcym. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 23:14:06 / January 22, 2021 @ 11:14 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:14:06 / 11:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Dulag (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dulag, Socorro, Dapa. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 22 km SW of Tubajon, Philippines.
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