A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 278 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines (173 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.7369 East, latitude 4.3353 North, depth = 109.47 km. Unique identifier: us10004dar. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004dar. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109.47 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:45:13 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 12:45:13 / January 10, 2016 @ 12:45 pm UTC/GMT.
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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 278 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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