A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 248 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (154 miles) on Thursday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:41:05 / 1:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004fn3. Id of event: us10004fn3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.0126 East, latitude 3.7789 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 05:41:05 / January 14, 2016 @ 5:41 am UTC/GMT.
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 ten, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 248 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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