A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 09:07:15 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70003lxx. Event ids that are associated: us70003lxx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.3498 East, latitude 4.907 North, depth = 179.54 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/19 / 2019-05-16 01:07:15 / May 16, 2019 @ 1:07 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 179.54 km (112 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pangyan, Sarangani (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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