A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 140 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (87 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 127.3637° East, 5.9117° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 03:52:10 / April 14, 2017 @ 3:52 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:52:10 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008hg1. Event ids that are associated: us10008hg1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days sixty-one 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 140 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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