A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 78 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (48 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.7556 East, latitude 5.9436 North, depth = 106.19 km. Unique identifier: us1000d85x. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d85x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:45:31 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 106.19 km (66 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/03/18 / 2018-03-19 02:45:31 / March 19, 2018 @ 2:45 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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