A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 246 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines (153 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude 126.4512° East, latitude 3.4093° North, depth = 72.89 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/03/20 / 2020-03-20 05:02:09 / March 20, 2020 @ 5:02 am. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:02:09 / 1:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008cpq. Unique identifier: us70008cpq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.89 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 246 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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