A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Tayaman in Philippines on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 14:08:11 / February 1, 2021 @ 2:08 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dfvy. Unique identifier: us6000dfvy. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:08:11 / 2:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.3517 East, latitude 13.0728 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lubang, Canubing No 2, Calatagan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 52 km (33 miles) from Sablayan (c. 38 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mamburao (c. 23 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Calatagan (c. 16 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Calintaan (c. 11 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 9 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Canubing No 2 (c. 9 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 29 km SW of Tayaman, Philippines.
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