A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 227 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (141 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:33:15 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 21:33:15 / February 17, 2017 @ 9:33 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 68.5 km (43 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008kks. Event ids that are associated: us20008kks. Exact location of earthquake, 126.7596° East, 3.8082° North, depth 68.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 227 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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