A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 195 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (121 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Sarangani in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 22:19:19 / April 6, 2016 @ 10:19 pm. Exact location, longitude 126.7299° East, latitude 4.1756° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005fxm. Id of event: us20005fxm. The temblor was picked up at 06:19:19 / 6:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 195 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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