A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Dapa in Philippines on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dfwb. Unique identifier: us6000dfwb. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 22:31:08 / February 1, 2021 @ 10:31 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:31:08 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 126.01° East, latitude 9.7061° North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Butuan, Taligaman, Aras-asan. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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