A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Bobon in Philippines on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:52:12 / 6:52 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000djxu. Event ids that are associated: us6000djxu. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.8439 East, latitude 6.5188 North, depth = 218.68 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 218.68 km (136 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 18:52:12 / February 21, 2021 @ 6:52 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Batobato, Sigaboy, La Union.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 68 km SE of Bobon, Philippines.
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