A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 220 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (137 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 22:13:40 / January 21, 2021 @ 10:13 pm. Event id: us6000dcvu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dcvu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.87 km (76 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, longitude 127.5485° East, latitude 4.9209° North, depth = 121.87 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:13:40 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 220 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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