A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 246 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (153 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 126.9074 East, latitude 3.71 North, depth = 54 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:17:49 / 4:17 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004e73. Unique identifier: us10004e73. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 20:17:49 / January 13, 2016 @ 8:17 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 246 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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