A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 26.9 km (17 miles). Unique identifier: us6000be2y. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000be2y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 11:26:03 / August 8, 2020 @ 11:26 am. Exact location of event, depth 26.9 km, 125.3165° East, 4.9629° North. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:26:03 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 52 km (32 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Baliton (c. 5 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baliton, Pangyan, Sarangani (min 5000 pop).
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 fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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