A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 103 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (64 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.97 km (39 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000dev3. Event ids that are associated: us6000dev3. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 20:58:00 / January 31, 2021 @ 8:58 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.6745° East, latitude 5.5716° North, depth = 61.97 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:58:00 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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