A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 139 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (86 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.9 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 13:15:05 / April 11, 2017 @ 1:15 pm. Exact location, longitude 127.2992° East, latitude 5.7878° North, depth = 71.9 km. The temblor was reported at 21:15:05 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008inj. Event ids that are associated: us10008inj.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 139 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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