A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 202 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (126 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/04/16 / 2016-04-08 04:11:12 / April 8, 2016 @ 4:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 126.7305° East, latitude 4.0796° North, depth = 61.58 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 61.58 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20005iem. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005iem. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:11:12 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 202 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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