A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 125.957 East, latitude 5.3083 North, depth = 67.43 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007q1v. Unique identifier: us70007q1v. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:20:44 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 67.43 km (42 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 23:20:44 / February 6, 2020 @ 11:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Baliton (c. 5 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Baliton, Pangyan, Caburan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 55 km E of Sarangani, Philippines.
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