A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 152 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (94 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:04:55 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 127.3592 East, latitude 5.6532 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us10008hbx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008hbx. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/04/17 / 2017-04-13 17:04:55 / April 13, 2017 @ 5:04 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 four, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 152 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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