A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 214 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (133 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 127.5185 East, latitude 4.9586 North, depth = 102.31 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:01:56 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 16:01:56 / January 21, 2021 @ 4:01 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 102.31 km (64 miles). Unique identifier: us6000dcvh. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dcvh.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days seventy-two 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: 214 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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