A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Mindanao, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Mindanao, Philippines on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.68 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000defc. Unique identifier: us7000defc. Exact location of event, longitude 124.9865 East, latitude 6.651 North, depth = 11.68 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:51:23 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 22:51:23 / February 28, 2021 @ 10:51 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Glan, South Upi, Pigcawayan.
Every 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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