A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Namuac in Philippines on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 02:51:14 / February 9, 2021 @ 2:51 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.23 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 event, longitude 121.1992 East, latitude 19.132 North, depth = 31.23 km. Event id: us6000dfsr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dfsr. The temblor was picked up at 02:51:14 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 98 km (61 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aparri, Ballesteros, Cabaritan East (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 57 km N of Namuac, Philippines.
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