A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 157 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (98 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 127.5047 East, latitude 5.8545 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:32:41 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008h0d. Id of event: us10008h0d. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/04/17 / 2017-04-12 18:32:41 / April 12, 2017 @ 6:32 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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