A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 220 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (137 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.8129 East, latitude 3.9429 North, depth = 62.17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.17 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/17 / 2017-01-17 19:05:52 / January 17, 2017 @ 7:05 pm. Event id: us20008fvq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008fvq. The temblor was detected at 03:05:52 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 220 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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