A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 170 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines (106 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us100087pj. Event ids that are associated: us100087pj. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57.99 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:06:46 / 6:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 126.2356° East, latitude 4.0713° North, depth = 57.99 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/17 / 2017-03-08 10:06:46 / March 8, 2017 @ 10:06 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 170 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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