A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (60 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.42 km (44 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:28:17 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10005i3y. Event ids that are associated: us10005i3y. Exact location of event, depth 71.42 km, 126.5261° East, 5.5545° North. Global time and date of event 18/05/16 / 2016-05-18 00:28:17 / May 18, 2016 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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