A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 111 km W of Sabtang, Philippines (69 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dati. Unique identifier: us1000dati. Exact location of event, depth 18.32 km, 120.8159° East, 20.5118° North. The temblor was reported at 08:52:22 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 00:52:22 / March 24, 2018 @ 12:52 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.32 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 111 km W of Sabtang, Philippines.
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