A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (79 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 126.1336 East, latitude 4.4615 North, depth = 122.27 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sarangani in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000j0f3. Event ids that are associated: us2000j0f3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/01/19 / 2019-01-05 01:04:19 / January 5, 2019 @ 1:04 am. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:04:19 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 122.27 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight 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. 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: 127 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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