A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 99 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (62 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:21:56 / 1:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.9224° East, 5.8563° North, depth 50.22 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.22 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008k74. Unique identifier: us20008k74. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 05:21:56 / February 2, 2017 @ 5:21 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 99 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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