A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Kinablangan in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 21:04:17 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 21:04:17 / January 26, 2021 @ 9:04 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000de7h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000de7h. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 127.0876° East, latitude 8.0216° North, depth = 35 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hinatuan, Bislig, Baganga. Event epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Taytayan (c. 6 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cateel (c. 6 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lingig (c. 6 400 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 69 km ENE of Kinablangan, Philippines.
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