A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 247 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines (153 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.03 km (39 miles). Event id: us10004dl7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004dl7. Exact location, longitude 126.5888° East, latitude 3.4752° North, depth = 63.03 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:14:49 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 19:14:49 / January 11, 2016 @ 7:14 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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