A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 159 km W of Sabtang, Philippines (99 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/05/16 / 2016-05-29 05:10:48 / May 29, 2016 @ 5:10 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.3505 East, latitude 20.4756 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 13:10:48 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005yzh. Event ids that are associated: us20005yzh.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 159 km W of Sabtang, Philippines.
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