A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 231 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (144 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 00:17:30 / February 17, 2017 @ 12:17 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:17:30 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35.42 km, 126.8793° East, 3.869° North. Id of earthquake: us20008mr4. Event ids that are associated: us20008mr4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.42 km (22 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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