A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 186 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (116 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/04/17 / 2017-04-12 02:36:48 / April 12, 2017 @ 2:36 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008gul. Unique identifier: us10008gul. The temblor was detected at 11:36:48 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 127.5165 East, latitude 5.3307 North, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 186 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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