A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 240 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (149 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57.88 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000af0e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000af0e. The temblor was detected at 19:55:51 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 11:55:51 / September 3, 2017 @ 11:55 am. Exact location, longitude 126.8375° East, latitude 3.7261° North, depth = 57.88 km.
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 fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 240 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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