A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Namuac in Philippines on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgvr. Id of event: us6000dgvr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 46.85 km, 121.2347° East, 19.1222° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.85 km (29 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:37:35 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 03:37:35 / February 12, 2021 @ 3:37 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aparri, Ballesteros, Cabaritan East. The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. 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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