A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 129 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines (80 miles) on Friday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:30:27 / 8:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 103.08 km (64 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.4634 East, latitude 4.7981 North, depth = 103.08 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 16/03/18 / 2018-03-16 00:30:27 / March 16, 2018 @ 12:30 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d51q. Id of event: us1000d51q.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 129 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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