A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 245 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines (152 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003pbq. Unique identifier: us10003pbq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.29 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 18:07:44 / 6:07 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/15 / 2015-10-17 10:07:44 / October 17, 2015 @ 10:07 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5278 East, latitude 3.46 North, depth = 44.29 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 245 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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