A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 201 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines (125 miles). Id of earthquake: us60008ejh. Event ids that are associated: us60008ejh. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 142.11 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/03/20 / 2020-03-12 19:37:23 / March 12, 2020 @ 7:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 125.8218° East, 3.6207° North, depth 142.11 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:37:23 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 201 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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