A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 78 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (48 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.727 East, latitude 5.9171 North, depth = 89.06 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89.06 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:44:55 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000crp4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000crp4. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/12/20 / 2020-12-16 21:44:55 / December 16, 2020 @ 9:44 pm UTC/GMT.
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 one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 78 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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