A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 99 km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines (62 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:10:56 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/03/16 / 2016-03-16 14:10:56 / March 16, 2016 @ 2:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20005a5z. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005a5z. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.0577 East, latitude 4.5965 North, depth = 45.69 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.69 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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