A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 11:21:40 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.4 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.1767 East, latitude 5.4387 North, depth = 43.4 km. 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: 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 11:21:40 / November 17, 2020 @ 11:21 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqs2. Unique identifier: us6000cqs2.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caburan, Sarangani.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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