A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Palawan, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Palawan, Philippines. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:49:51 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dej8. Id of event: us6000dej8. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 23:49:51 / February 4, 2021 @ 11:49 pm. Exact location of event, depth 18.77 km, 120.8156° East, 11.9123° North. 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 18.77 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mansalay, Ligaya, Calintaan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from San Jose (c. 118 800 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Mansalay (c. 23 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bulalacao (c. 12 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Calintaan (c. 11 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Caminauit (c. 11 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Magsaysay (c. 9 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Coron (c. 8 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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