A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 201 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (125 miles) on Saturday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:19:46 / 5:19 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008iw5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008iw5. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.37 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude 127.7041° East, latitude 5.3631° North, depth = 35.37 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 20:19:46 / January 27, 2017 @ 8:19 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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