A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from La Paz in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 00:34:14 / January 31, 2021 @ 12:34 am. Exact location of earthquake, 126.468° East, 9.1132° North, depth 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:34:14 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddbf. Unique identifier: us6000ddbf.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Esperanza, Cabadbaran, Bislig. The epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 26 km ENE of La Paz, Philippines.
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