A earthquake magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 246 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (153 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Sarangani in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:38:13 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: at00o0srjp, pt16011050. Unique identifier: at00o0srjp. The epicenter was at a depth of 102 km (63 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 16:38:13 / January 11, 2016 @ 4:38 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.9 East, latitude 3.7 North, depth = 102 km.
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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: 246 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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