A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, 126.2318° East, 5.2395° North, depth 61.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 61.16 km (38 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:17:41 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008wjd. Unique identifier: us10008wjd. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/05/17 / 2017-05-23 13:17:41 / May 23, 2017 @ 1:17 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarangani (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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