A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 255 km SSW of Maitum, Philippines (158 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000de7d. Event ids that are associated: us6000de7d. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 485.15 km (301 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 12:39:26 / January 26, 2021 @ 12:39 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:39:26 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 123.4255 East, latitude 3.9937 North, depth = 485.15 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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