A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 166 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (103 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 127.5499° East, 5.74° North, depth 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10008tyw. Event ids that are associated: us10008tyw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:54:22 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/05/17 / 2017-05-21 04:54:22 / May 21, 2017 @ 4:54 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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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