A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 206 km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines (128 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 124.8665 East, latitude 3.6391 North, depth = 278.34 km. The temblor was detected at 14:02:01 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 278.34 km (173 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: 22/10/15 / 2015-10-22 06:02:01 / October 22, 2015 @ 6:02 am. Unique identifier: us10003qm2. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003qm2.
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 one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 206 km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines.
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