A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Unique identifier: us6000cr88. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cr88. Exact location of event, depth 179.73 km, 125.5169° East, 5.3373° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 179.73 km (112 miles). Global time and date of event 21/11/20 / 2020-11-21 13:11:06 / November 21, 2020 @ 1:11 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:11:06 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Katangawan, General Santos, Buayan. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Buayan (c. 14 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop).
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 five and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 9 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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