A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 227 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (141 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10004g66. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004g66. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sarangani in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.8467° East, 3.8885° North. The temblor was reported at 04:10:38 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 20:10:38 / January 21, 2016 @ 8:10 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 227 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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