A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 163 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines (101 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 129.74 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20005ia9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005ia9. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 15:22:58 / April 6, 2016 @ 3:22 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:22:58 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.8384 East, latitude 3.9775 North, depth = 129.74 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 163 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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