A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 110 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines (68 miles). Exact location of event, depth 78.36 km, 126.3445° East, 4.9291° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 78.36 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000jgjn. Event ids that are associated: us2000jgjn. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sarangani in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 08:01:21 / February 12, 2019 @ 8:01 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:01:21 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 110 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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