A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 251 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (156 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 04:01:18 / May 18, 2020 @ 4:01 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.39 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 127.684° East, 4.6647° North, depth 86.39 km. Unique identifier: us70009jd9. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009jd9. The temblor was reported at 13:01:18 / 1:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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