A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 151 km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines (94 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 320.43 km (199 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/02/16 / 2016-02-29 12:29:54 / February 29, 2016 @ 12:29 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 124.7817 East, latitude 4.2126 North, depth = 320.43 km. Event id: us10004tkd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004tkd. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:29:54 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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: 151 km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines.
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