A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 213 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (132 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:05:42 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.84 km (27 miles). Event id: us70003l17. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003l17. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/05/19 / 2019-05-05 00:05:42 / May 5, 2019 @ 12:05 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.7617 East, latitude 3.981 North, depth = 43.84 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days seventy-three 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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