A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 241 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (150 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 15:26:06 / 3:26 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009n30. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009n30. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.742 East, latitude 3.6393 North, depth = 5.92 km. Global time and date of event 13/06/17 / 2017-06-13 07:26:06 / June 13, 2017 @ 7:26 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.92 km (4 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 241 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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