A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 196 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (122 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a2n5. Id of event: us6000a2n5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.9 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 41.9 km, 126.6082° East, 4.0456° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 13:06:25 / May 30, 2020 @ 1:06 pm. The temblor was detected at 13:06:25 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 196 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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