A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 238 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (148 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60.66 km (38 miles). Id of earthquake: us200082t3. Event ids that are associated: us200082t3. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/12/16 / 2016-12-20 10:21:35 / December 20, 2016 @ 10:21 am. The temblor was reported at 18:21:35 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Sarangani in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.7532° East, 3.6764° North, depth 60.66 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 238 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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