A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (62 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us70007k53. Event ids that are associated: us70007k53. Global time and date of event 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 18:27:20 / February 6, 2020 @ 6:27 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:27:20 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.4491° East, latitude 5.5033° North, depth = 35 km.
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 ten, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 99 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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