A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Palimbang in Philippines on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 12:32:40 / March 13, 2021 @ 12:32 pm. Exact location of event, depth 539.84 km, 123.9839° East, 5.9914° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000dj2u. Event ids that are associated: us7000dj2u. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 539.84 km (335 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:32:40 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sebu, Puloypuloy, Kiamba (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kiamba (c. 11 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Maitum (c. 8 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bantogon (c. 5 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Puloypuloy (c. 5 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km SW of Palimbang, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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