A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 226 km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines (140 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10006q9z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006q9z. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 315.62 km (196 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 23:04:19 / September 16, 2016 @ 11:04 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 07:04:19 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 124.4726 East, latitude 3.6094 North, depth = 315.62 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 226 km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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