A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 16.53 km, 125.0842° East, 6.7403° North. Id of earthquake: us6000df87. Event ids that are associated: us6000df87. The temblor was reported at 23:28:52 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 23:28:52 / February 6, 2021 @ 11:28 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.53 km (10 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop). Close 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 Maitum, Magnaga, Maasin.
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 two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 11 km WSW of Magsaysay, Philippines.
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