A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 173 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines (107 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 07:43:34 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.062 East, latitude 3.9526 North, depth = 98.34 km. Id of earthquake: us10003pa4. Event ids that are associated: us10003pa4. 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: 16/10/15 / 2015-10-16 23:43:34 / October 16, 2015 @ 11:43 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 98.34 km (61 miles).
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 two and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. 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: 173 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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