A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 161 km SSW of Katubao, Philippines (100 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 02:54:39 / April 6, 2016 @ 2:54 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005i94. Unique identifier: us20005i94. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 124.2712° East, 4.5424° North, depth 170.47 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 170.47 km (106 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:54:39 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 161 km SSW of Katubao, Philippines.
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