A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 97 km WNW of Itbayat, Philippines (60 miles). Exact location of event, depth 34.47 km, 120.9316° East, 20.9895° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us100048d3. Unique identifier: us100048d3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/12/15 / 2015-12-19 14:53:33 / December 19, 2015 @ 2:53 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.47 km (21 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:53:33 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 97 km WNW of Itbayat, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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