A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 86 km SW of Sabtang, Philippines (53 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/03/20 / 2020-03-01 02:05:38 / March 1, 2020 @ 2:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.3565 East, latitude 19.728 North, depth = 35.06 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.06 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60008778. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008778. The temblor was picked up at 10:05:38 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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: 86 km SW of Sabtang, Philippines.
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