A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 244 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (152 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 126.9074 East, latitude 3.7311 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:54:31 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10004ex9. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004ex9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 16:54:31 / January 11, 2016 @ 4:54 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 244 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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