A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 216 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines (134 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:13:04 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 22:13:04 / December 27, 2020 @ 10:13 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d6f0. Id of event: us6000d6f0. Exact location of earthquake, 126.401° East, 3.6842° North, depth 35 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 216 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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