A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 189 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (117 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.37 km (24 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:42:55 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 08:42:55 / April 5, 2016 @ 8:42 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 39.37 km, 126.6824° East, 4.2049° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005fjt. Unique identifier: us20005fjt.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 189 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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