A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 164 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines (102 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:07:43 / 3:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/03/17 / 2017-03-28 07:07:43 / March 28, 2017 @ 7:07 am. Exact location, longitude 126.852° East, latitude 4.8832° North, depth = 68.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.4 km (43 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008v7j. Id of event: us20008v7j.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 164 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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