A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 249 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (155 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 21:08:26 / January 12, 2016 @ 9:08 pm. Id of earthquake: us10004fdv. Event ids that are associated: us10004fdv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.45 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:08:26 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 127.0098° East, latitude 3.7634° North, depth = 45.45 km.
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 sixteen, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 249 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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