A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 175 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (109 miles). Global time and date of event 31/05/18 / 2018-05-31 15:44:22 / May 31, 2018 @ 3:44 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 23:44:22 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.78 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 12.78 km, 126.6266° East, 4.3213° North. Unique identifier: us1000efln. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000efln.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 175 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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