A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 229 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (142 miles). Exact location of event, depth 61.48 km, 127.4376° East, 4.7179° North. Unique identifier: us6000ba6b. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ba6b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.48 km (38 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:40:38 / 3:40 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 15:40:38 / August 6, 2020 @ 3:40 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 229 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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