A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 206 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines (128 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.41 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:59:35 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 126.1537° East, latitude 3.672° North, depth = 58.41 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 20:59:35 / September 23, 2020 @ 8:59 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000c2jv. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c2jv.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 206 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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