A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (43 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.5404° East, latitude 5.8436° North, depth = 75.53 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dev2. Id of event: us6000dev2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 75.53 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:54:42 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 20:54:42 / January 31, 2021 @ 8:54 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 69 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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