A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines on Sunday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:23:52 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.242° East, latitude 5.1661° North, depth = 56.23 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.23 km (35 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/19 / 2019-09-01 06:23:52 / September 1, 2019 @ 6:23 am. Id of earthquake: us70005atm. Event ids that are associated: us70005atm.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lun Pequeño, Caburan, Malapatan. The epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Maasin (c. 5 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 35 km SW of Sarangani, Philippines.
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