A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us6000847i. Event ids that are associated: us6000847i. Exact location, longitude 125.4593° East, latitude 5.2177° North, depth = 71.83 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.83 km (45 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 20:50:50 / February 25, 2020 @ 8:50 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:50:50 / 4:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Suyan, Lun Pequeño, Maasin. Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Suyan (c. 7 200 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 20 km S of Sarangani, Philippines.
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