A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 224 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (139 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude 127.7729° East, latitude 5.1028° North, depth = 92.6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 92.6 km (58 miles). Unique identifier: us20008sii. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008sii. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:16:45 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/03/17 / 2017-03-16 17:16:45 / March 16, 2017 @ 5:16 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 224 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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