A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Pilar in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 07:59:16 / January 22, 2021 @ 7:59 am. The temblor was picked up at 07:59:16 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.2732° East, 9.8479° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000dcy2. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dcy2.
Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tago, Mainit, Kitcharao (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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