A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 140 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (87 miles). Exact location, longitude 127.2839° East, latitude 5.7453° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008gq8. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008gq8. The temblor was detected at 02:08:55 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 18:08:55 / April 11, 2017 @ 6:08 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 140 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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