A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 249 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (155 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:01:22 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.9806° East, 3.7403° North. Event id: us10004djm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004djm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 17:01:22 / January 11, 2016 @ 5:01 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 249 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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