A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Aras-asan in Philippines on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/21 / 2021-02-16 14:20:47 / February 16, 2021 @ 2:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000di36. Event ids that are associated: us6000di36. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 127.0404° East, 9.262° North. The temblor was reported at 14:20:47 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tandag, Tago, Aras-asan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-six 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 90 km ENE of Aras-asan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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