A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Adlay in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 05:02:44 / January 31, 2021 @ 5:02 am. Exact location, longitude 125.8907° East, latitude 9.4274° North, depth = 71.09 km. The temblor was reported at 05:02:44 / 5:02 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 71.09 km (44 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000deuh. Event ids that are associated: us6000deuh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bah-Bah, Lianga, Esperanza (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 2 km NNW of Adlay, Philippines.
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