A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 97 kilometers (60 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 14:58:16 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 173.63 km, 125.8196° East, 4.5963° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 173.63 km (108 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 14:58:16 / October 17, 2020 @ 2:58 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000c8zz. Event ids that are associated: us6000c8zz.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarangani. The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-five 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 97 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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