A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 228 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (142 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008jzd. Event ids that are associated: us20008jzd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.81 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sarangani in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 14:07:28 / February 15, 2017 @ 2:07 pm. The temblor was detected at 22:07:28 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 126.8883° East, latitude 3.9167° North, depth = 40.81 km.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 seven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 228 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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