A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 248 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (154 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:50:01 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d63k. Unique identifier: us6000d63k. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 22:50:01 / December 25, 2020 @ 10:50 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71.2 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 127.0518° East, 3.8182° North, depth 71.2 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 248 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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