A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 126 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (78 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 21:32:28 / March 20, 2019 @ 9:32 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:32:28 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000jjig. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jjig. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 147.09 km (91 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, longitude 126.1071 East, latitude 4.4558 North, depth = 147.09 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 126 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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