A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 238 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (148 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.9032° East, 3.7996° North. The temblor was detected at 07:25:59 / 7:25 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008mrq. Event ids that are associated: us20008mrq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 23:25:59 / February 17, 2017 @ 11:25 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 238 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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