A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 176 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines (109 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:17:53 / 11:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 15:17:53 / September 4, 2016 @ 3:17 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mrb. Id of event: us10006mrb. Exact location of event, longitude 126.2896 East, latitude 4.0422 North, depth = 83.44 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.44 km (52 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-nine 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.
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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: 176 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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