A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 247 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (153 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.9386 East, latitude 3.7292 North, depth = 51.65 km. Unique identifier: us2000b0xc. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000b0xc. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:26:43 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 51.65 km (32 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/17 / 2017-09-26 16:26:43 / September 26, 2017 @ 4:26 pm.
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-six 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.
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