A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/15 / 2015-10-08 06:25:39 / October 8, 2015 @ 6:25 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003p34. Id of event: us10003p34. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 99.03 km (62 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.0207 East, latitude 5.3867 North, depth = 99.03 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:25:39 / 2:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Baliton (c. 5 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Baliton, Pangyan, Caburan (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 61 km E of Sarangani, Philippines.
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