A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 97 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (60 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 12:32:06 / August 21, 2020 @ 12:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 126.9189 East, latitude 5.8871 North, depth = 129.68 km. Event id: us6000bicx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bicx. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 129.68 km (81 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:32:06 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. 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: 97 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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