A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Global time and date of event 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 13:31:52 / March 22, 2020 @ 1:31 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:31:52 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.1856 East, latitude 5.118 North, depth = 44.13 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70008e20. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008e20. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.13 km (27 miles).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Malapatan, Sapu Padidu, Maasin. Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Maasin (c. 5 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Baliton (c. 5 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop).
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 six and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 44 km SW of Sarangani, Philippines.
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