A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 242 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (150 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.43 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 126.8705° East, latitude 3.7197° North, depth = 42.43 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:20:43 / 4:20 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000acvd. Unique identifier: us2000acvd. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/08/17 / 2017-08-24 08:20:43 / August 24, 2017 @ 8:20 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 242 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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