A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 257 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines (160 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000cl4k. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cl4k. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/01/18 / 2018-01-05 00:37:33 / January 5, 2018 @ 12:37 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:37:33 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 127.4167° East, 4.1478° North, depth 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, 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 in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 257 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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