A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 73 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (45 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 79.72 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100086sx. Event ids that are associated: us100086sx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.7708 East, latitude 6.0571 North, depth = 79.72 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:27:51 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/17 / 2017-02-24 18:27:51 / February 24, 2017 @ 6:27 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 73 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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