A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 164 km WSW of Ilioilio, Philippines (102 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 118.3055 East, latitude 15.5091 North, depth = 27.83 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:32:58 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.83 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000dgzm. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgzm. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 12:32:58 / February 12, 2021 @ 12:32 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 164 km WSW of Ilioilio, Philippines.
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