A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 192 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (119 miles). Unique identifier: us20005fjj. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005fjj. The temblor was detected at 16:29:21 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.7201 East, latitude 4.2088 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sarangani in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 08:29:21 / April 5, 2016 @ 8:29 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. 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: 192 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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