A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 96 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (60 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:38:43 / 8:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 116.96 km (73 miles). Event id: us6000a0ym. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a0ym. Exact location, longitude 126.5474° East, latitude 5.5681° North, depth = 116.96 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 00:38:43 / May 20, 2020 @ 12:38 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 96 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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