A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines on Monday. Global time and date of event 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 22:48:10 / July 2, 2017 @ 10:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 125.9823 East, latitude 5.0648 North, depth = 98.29 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98.29 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:48:10 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000969z. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000969z. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarangani (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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