A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.28 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:26:41 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/19 / 2019-01-29 05:26:41 / January 29, 2019 @ 5:26 am. Exact location of event, longitude 125.864 East, latitude 5.1054 North, depth = 108.28 km. Event id: us2000j9yt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j9yt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caburan, Pangyan, Sarangani (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 six and in the last 365 days fifty-two 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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