A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 96 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (60 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.6565 East, latitude 5.6355 North, depth = 37.39 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:42:28 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/03/20 / 2020-03-12 18:42:28 / March 12, 2020 @ 6:42 pm. Event id: us70008gvj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008gvj. The epicenter was at a depth of 37.39 km (23 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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