A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 134 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines (83 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/04/19 / 2019-04-24 16:29:59 / April 24, 2019 @ 4:29 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 125.8661° East, 4.2567° North, depth 92.63 km. The temblor was reported at 00:29:59 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 92.63 km (58 miles). Unique identifier: us70003gal. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003gal.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 134 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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