A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 131 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (81 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008j9n. Id of event: us10008j9n. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.66 km (11 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.2236 East, latitude 5.7896 North, depth = 17.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:34:09 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/04/17 / 2017-04-13 00:34:09 / April 13, 2017 @ 12:34 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 131 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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