A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 143 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (89 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/11/16 / 2016-11-23 17:17:30 / November 23, 2016 @ 5:17 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 98.15 km (61 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:17:30 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10007btg. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007btg. Exact location, longitude 126.4344° East, latitude 4.54° North, depth = 98.15 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 143 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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