A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Loreto in Philippines. Unique identifier: us6000derk. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000derk. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/01/21 / 2021-01-30 03:13:01 / January 30, 2021 @ 3:13 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.5166° East, latitude 10.571° North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:13:01 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Balogo, Panalanoy, Llorente.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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