A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 197 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (122 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.6943° East, latitude 4.1139° North, depth = 43.14 km. The temblor was detected at 19:05:32 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Sarangani in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20005ifr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005ifr. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 11:05:32 / April 15, 2016 @ 11:05 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.14 km (27 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-four 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. 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: 197 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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