A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 10:30:23 / March 11, 2018 @ 10:30 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:30:23 / 6:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.7745 East, latitude 5.1755 North, depth = 105.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 105.7 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000d6he. Event ids that are associated: us1000d6he.
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Baliton (c. 5 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baliton, Caburan, Pangyan. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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