A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 233 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (145 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:51:30 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ex6. Id of event: us10004ex6. Exact location, longitude 126.6422° East, latitude 3.6558° North, depth = 14.93 km. 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 21:51:30 / January 11, 2016 @ 9:51 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.93 km (9 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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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