A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 197 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (122 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.9 km (26 miles). Unique identifier: us70003h0u. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003h0u. Global time and date of event 05/05/19 / 2019-05-05 13:55:33 / May 5, 2019 @ 1:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.7121 East, latitude 4.1339 North, depth = 41.9 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:55:33 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 197 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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