A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 165 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines (103 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.8533 East, latitude 4.8475 North, depth = 81.36 km. The temblor was reported at 22:33:09 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10004dz7. Event ids that are associated: us10004dz7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/01/16 / 2016-01-03 14:33:09 / January 3, 2016 @ 2:33 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 81.36 km (51 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 165 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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