A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cqf6. Id of event: us6000cqf6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 21:39:56 / November 16, 2020 @ 9:39 pm. The temblor was detected at 21:39:56 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.1823 East, latitude 5.4047 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caburan, Sarangani (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 79 km E of Sarangani, Philippines.
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