A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 123 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (76 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:03:31 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.91 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 127.1286 East, latitude 5.7706 North, depth = 60.91 km. Global time and date of event 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 02:03:31 / July 9, 2017 @ 2:03 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100098a9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100098a9.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 123 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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