A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 193 km SW of Sarangani, Philippines (120 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008li9. Event ids that are associated: us20008li9. Exact location, longitude 124.3812° East, latitude 4.033° North, depth = 346.28 km. The temblor was reported at 00:26:57 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 16:26:57 / February 12, 2017 @ 4:26 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 346.28 km (215 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 193 km SW of Sarangani, Philippines.
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