A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Matanao in Philippines. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:03:43 / 1:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 13:03:43 / February 17, 2021 @ 1:03 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.2278 East, latitude 6.6672 North, depth = 21.04 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.04 km (13 miles). Event id: us6000didz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000didz.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Corocotan, Libungan, Kiamba (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 3 km WSW of Matanao, Philippines.
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