A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 263 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (163 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 07:53:29 / February 2, 2017 @ 7:53 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 73.22 km (45 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008k76. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008k76. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:53:29 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 127.924 East, latitude 4.749 North, depth = 73.22 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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