A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 166 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (103 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 127.4624° East, 5.5722° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us10008im8. Event ids that are associated: us10008im8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 21:30:52 / April 10, 2017 @ 9:30 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:30:52 / 5:30 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 166 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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