A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 161 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (100 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 127.1073 East, latitude 5.2303 North, depth = 95.56 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 95.56 km (59 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 15:19:20 / October 15, 2020 @ 3:19 pm. Event id: us6000c8jm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c8jm. The temblor was reported at 15:19:20 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 161 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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