A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 85 km ENE of San Isidro, Philippines (53 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/17 / 2017-02-18 07:01:28 / February 18, 2017 @ 7:01 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 63.14 km (39 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:01:28 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.748° East, 10.4092° North, depth 63.14 km. Event id: us100085q1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100085q1.
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 85 km ENE of San Isidro, Philippines.
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