A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 115 km WSW of Itbayat, Philippines (71 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 18:58:14 / March 24, 2018 @ 6:58 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.7621° East, 20.551° North. The temblor was picked up at 02:58:14 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d8nf. Unique identifier: us1000d8nf. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 115 km WSW of Itbayat, Philippines.
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