A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 99 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (62 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 16:03:28 / April 20, 2016 @ 4:03 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 82.16 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 00:03:28 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.697° East, latitude 5.6277° North, depth = 82.16 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005k78. Unique identifier: us20005k78.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 99 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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