A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 241 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines (150 miles). Unique identifier: us6000bemz. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bemz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 63.26 km (39 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:17:55 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 63.26 km, 127.4634° East, 4.5369° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 06:17:55 / August 9, 2020 @ 6:17 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 241 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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