A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 126 km E of Pondaguitan, Philippines (78 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.302 East, latitude 6.1382 North, depth = 131.2 km. Event id: us20004x1k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004x1k. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 06:35:49 / January 31, 2016 @ 6:35 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 14:35:49 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 131.2 km (82 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 126 km E of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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