A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 134 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (83 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008gvm. Event ids that are associated: us10008gvm. Exact location, longitude 127.2664° East, latitude 5.8145° North, depth = 60.43 km. The temblor was detected at 16:04:12 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/17 / 2017-04-12 08:04:12 / April 12, 2017 @ 8:04 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 60.43 km (38 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 134 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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