A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Dolores in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 120.9635° East, 17.7242° North, depth 38.7 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 09:55:12 / February 17, 2021 @ 9:55 am. The temblor was reported at 09:55:12 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000dkel. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dkel. The epicenter was at a depth of 38.7 km (24 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tuguegarao City (c. 115 100 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Solana (c. 71 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cabagan, Magapit, Magapit, Aguiguican (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 28 km ENE of Dolores, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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