A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Piddig in Philippines. Global time and date of event 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 13:07:45 / January 27, 2021 @ 1:07 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 13:07:45 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000deev. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000deev. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.78 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.8233 East, latitude 18.3174 North, depth = 43.78 km.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Magapit, Aguiguican (c. 13 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Magapit (c. 11 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vigan, Bantay, Magapit, Aguiguican.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km NNE of Piddig, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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