A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (48 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/18 / 2018-08-31 22:20:19 / August 31, 2018 @ 10:20 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000haf1. Event ids that are associated: us2000haf1. Exact location of event, depth 103.22 km, 126.4975° East, 5.7234° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 103.22 km (64 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:20:19 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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