A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 231 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (144 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Pondaguitan in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 05:31:44 / February 22, 2017 @ 5:31 am. Exact location of earthquake, 127.5565° East, 4.7831° North, depth 66.12 km. The temblor was reported at 14:31:44 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008lcx. Unique identifier: us20008lcx. The epicenter was at a depth of 66.12 km (41 miles).
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 thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 231 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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