A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 203 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (126 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:15:51 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.38 km (30 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/18 / 2018-01-07 11:15:51 / January 7, 2018 @ 11:15 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cl9v. Unique identifier: us2000cl9v. Exact location, longitude 126.9054° East, latitude 4.2617° North, depth = 48.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fifty-nine 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 203 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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