A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 158 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (98 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 07:56:49 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 127.4824 East, latitude 5.7697 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008j0i. Unique identifier: us10008j0i. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/17 / 2017-04-12 23:56:49 / April 12, 2017 @ 11:56 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days seventy-six 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 158 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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