A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 129 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (80 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:08:09 / 8:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/17 / 2017-04-13 00:08:09 / April 13, 2017 @ 12:08 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 127.2497° East, 5.8993° North. Id of earthquake: us10008h48. Event ids that are associated: us10008h48. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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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. 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: 129 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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