A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 91 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (57 miles) on Monday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:01:25 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003ugg. Id of event: us70003ugg. Exact location of event, longitude 126.9178 East, latitude 5.9842 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 02/06/19 / 2019-06-02 18:01:25 / June 2, 2019 @ 6:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 91 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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