A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 02:54:11 / 2:54 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 02:54:11 / August 26, 2020 @ 2:54 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.3731 East, latitude 5.3479 North, depth = 122.6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 122.6 km (76 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bd2f. Unique identifier: us7000bd2f.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarangani (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six 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: 100 km E of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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