A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Cortes in Philippines on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 38.67 km (24 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000dgzg. Event ids that are associated: us6000dgzg. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/21 / 2021-02-05 11:14:44 / February 5, 2021 @ 11:14 am. The temblor was picked up at 11:14:44 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 38.67 km, 126.5677° East, 9.2687° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barobo, Lianga, Dapa. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 46 km (28 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Barobo (c. 9 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km E of Cortes, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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