A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 224 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (139 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 11:09:28 / January 13, 2021 @ 11:09 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 11:09:28 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000d25h. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d25h. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.52 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.1122 East, latitude 4.2248 North, depth = 30.52 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days eighty-three 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.
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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: 224 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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