A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 238 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (148 miles). Unique identifier: us20008jse. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008jse. The temblor was reported at 04:47:26 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 20:47:26 / February 14, 2017 @ 8:47 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sarangani in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 71.04 km (44 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.7733° East, latitude 3.6965° North, depth = 71.04 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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