A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 137 km S of Sarangani, Philippines (85 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:11:55 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.18 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000d7pb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7pb. Exact location of event, depth 46.18 km, 125.4029° East, 4.1613° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 10:11:55 / January 12, 2021 @ 10:11 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 137 km S of Sarangani, Philippines.
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