A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:18:44 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dic. Id of event: us10008dic. Exact location of event, longitude 125.056 East, latitude 4.999 North, depth = 65.27 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 65.27 km (41 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 13:18:44 / March 24, 2017 @ 1:18 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Glan, Baliton, Pangyan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Baliton (c. 5 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop).
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 has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km SW of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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