A earthquake magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) strikes 233 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (145 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 00:38:05 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.884° East, 3.8496° North, depth 12.86 km. Global time and date of event 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 16:38:05 / January 11, 2016 @ 4:38 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.86 km (8 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Sarangani in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10004dj5. Event ids that are associated: at00o0srjp, pt16011050, us10004dj5.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 233 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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