A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 159 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (99 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:00:44 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/16 / 2016-02-19 23:00:44 / February 19, 2016 @ 11:00 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.16 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.3947 East, latitude 5.5953 North, depth = 42.16 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004r79. Id of event: us10004r79.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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