A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 218 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (135 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.92 km (7 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:03:37 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005izn. Id of event: us20005izn. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/04/16 / 2016-04-16 12:03:37 / April 16, 2016 @ 12:03 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 126.922 East, latitude 4.0705 North, depth = 11.92 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 218 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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