A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 118 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (73 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 121.04 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 127.0572° East, latitude 5.7446° North, depth = 121.04 km. Global time and date of event 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 19:12:22 / August 31, 2017 @ 7:12 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:12:22 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000adlj. Id of event: us2000adlj.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 118 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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