A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 252 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines (157 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 03:27:03 / March 15, 2020 @ 3:27 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:27:03 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 127.3629° East, 4.1479° North, depth 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008fwm. Unique identifier: us60008fwm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 252 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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