A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 223 km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines (139 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 11:31:06 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 124.4825° East, latitude 3.6377° North, depth = 319.96 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 27/02/16 / 2016-02-27 03:31:06 / February 27, 2016 @ 3:31 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 319.96 km (199 miles). Event id: us10004t39. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004t39.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 223 km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines.
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