A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Paracale in Philippines. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:23:50 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/21 / 2021-02-05 00:23:50 / February 5, 2021 @ 12:23 am. Exact location, longitude 122.8347° East, latitude 14.2586° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgz4. Unique identifier: us6000dgz4.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Catanauan, Patnanungan, Alabat. The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Naga (c. 174 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Daet (c. 78 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Catanauan (c. 26 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Calabanga (c. 26 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Lopez (c. 25 800 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Gumaca (c. 22 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 5 km ESE of Paracale, Philippines.
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