A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 143 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines (89 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.0812 East, latitude 4.2628 North, depth = 118.88 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:55:57 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 118.88 km (74 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 09:55:57 / May 31, 2017 @ 9:55 am. Event id: us20009l46. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009l46.
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 six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 143 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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