A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 235 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (146 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ex0. Id of event: us10004ex0. Exact location, longitude 126.8966° East, latitude 3.8297° North, depth = 10 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 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 17:42:36 / January 11, 2016 @ 5:42 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:42:36 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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 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: 235 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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