A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 245 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (152 miles). Event id: us10008en3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008en3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.7639° East, 3.6093° North. Global time and date of event 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 23:54:57 / March 30, 2017 @ 11:54 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:54:57 / 7:54 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 245 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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