A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 122 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (76 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:27:40 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/17 / 2017-04-12 03:27:40 / April 12, 2017 @ 3:27 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.29 km (43 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008gur. Id of event: us10008gur. Exact location of event, longitude 127.0664 East, latitude 5.7048 North, depth = 69.29 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days ninety-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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 122 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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