Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.4 just reported 63 km northeast of Santa Monica, Philippines
Thu, 10 Jun 2021, 04:5804:58 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
A very shallow magnitude 4.4 earthquake was reported around noon near Santa Monica, Surigao del Norte, Caraga, Philippines.
4.4 quake 10 Jun 12:41 pm (GMT +8)
According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the quake hit on Thursday 10 June 2021 at 12:41 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 2 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Santa Monica (pop. 2,300) located 63 km from the epicenter, Pilar (pop. 2,400) 64 km away, San Benito (pop. 2,300) 68 km away, Dapa (pop. 8,800) 76 km away, Del Carmen (pop. 4,300) 76 km away, and Socorro (pop. 9,700) 93 km away.
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Date & time: 10 Jun 12:41 pm (GMT +8) local time (10 Jun 2021 04:41 GMT)
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 10.2°N / 126.58°E (Philippines Sea, Philippines)
Primary data source: EMSC
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