A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 140.04 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000dh3t. Event ids that are associated: us6000dh3t. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 21:46:56 / February 8, 2021 @ 9:46 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:46:56 / 9:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 140.04 km, 126.069° East, 6.1556° North.
Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sulop, Katangawan, Malandag.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 25 km SSW of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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