A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (60 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.8882 East, latitude 5.8354 North, depth = 136.22 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 16:30:35 / January 24, 2016 @ 4:30 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 136.22 km (85 miles). Id of earthquake: us20004vgm. Event ids that are associated: us20004vgm. The temblor was detected at 00:30:35 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 97 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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