A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Tubajon in Philippines on Friday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:42:16 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 95.98 km (60 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 125.7916° East, 10.2495° North, depth 95.98 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000df68. Unique identifier: us7000df68. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 02:42:16 / February 26, 2021 @ 2:42 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kitcharao, Alegria, Sogod (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Sogod (c. 8 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 26 km ESE of Tubajon, Philippines.
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