A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 229 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (142 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20006vbx. Unique identifier: us20006vbx. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 129.82 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/08/16 / 2016-08-25 07:12:24 / August 25, 2016 @ 7:12 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.6915 East, latitude 4.9428 North, depth = 129.82 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:12:24 / 4:12 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. 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: 229 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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