A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 115 km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines (71 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 13:18:06 / December 29, 2019 @ 1:18 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65.42 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:18:06 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 125.1504° East, 4.4091° North, depth 65.42 km. Id of earthquake: us70006s6j. Event ids that are associated: us70006s6j.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 115 km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines.
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