A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 125.1961° East, 5.1891° North, depth 280.66 km. Unique identifier: us20005xr0. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005xr0. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:08:06 / 2:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/05/16 / 2016-05-25 06:08:06 / May 25, 2016 @ 6:08 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 280.66 km (174 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Maasin (c. 5 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lun Pequeño, Caburan, Malapatan.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km SW of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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