A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines on Tuesday. 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 178.56 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:21:54 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/16 / 2016-08-29 21:21:54 / August 29, 2016 @ 9:21 pm. Id of earthquake: us10006jlt. Event ids that are associated: us10006jlt. Exact location, longitude 125.5695° East, latitude 5.2564° North, depth = 178.56 km.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lun Pequeño, Suyan, Maasin (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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