A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 118 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (73 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70009nid. Event ids that are associated: us70009nid. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.8289 East, latitude 5.5057 North, depth = 89.41 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:54:35 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 16:54:35 / May 18, 2020 @ 4:54 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 89.41 km (56 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 118 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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