A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Unique identifier: us70003kbs. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003kbs. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:53:19 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/19 / 2019-05-13 10:53:19 / May 13, 2019 @ 10:53 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 168.27 km (105 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 125.6783 East, latitude 5.3392 North, depth = 168.27 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alabel, Maasin, Lun Pequeño (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 24 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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