A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 131 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (81 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 20:17:50 / February 22, 2020 @ 8:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.9864 East, latitude 5.4861 North, depth = 39.9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.9 km (25 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us600085b0. Unique identifier: us600085b0. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:17:50 / 4:17 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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