A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines on Thursday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:20:46 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007jz3. Event ids that are associated: us70007jz3. Exact location of event, depth 79.74 km, 126.1732° East, 5.307° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 14:20:46 / February 6, 2020 @ 2:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79.74 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caburan, Sarangani.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 79 km E of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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