A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 108 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines (67 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:00:36 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/19 / 2019-01-28 18:00:36 / January 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jhc7. Unique identifier: us2000jhc7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 165.56 km (103 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 earthquake, 125.8299° East, 4.4958° North, depth 165.56 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 108 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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