A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 94 km SW of Maitum, Philippines (58 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 124.0024 East, latitude 5.3389 North, depth = 500 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fhi. Id of event: us10008fhi. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 500 km (311 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 03:38:25 / April 2, 2017 @ 3:38 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:38:25 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 94 km SW of Maitum, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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