A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 187 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (116 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:51:38 / 5:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 127.3661 East, latitude 5.1536 North, depth = 85.04 km. Unique identifier: us6000dcvl. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dcvl. Global time and date of event 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 17:51:38 / January 21, 2021 @ 5:51 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.04 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 187 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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