A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 98 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines (61 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000dkfu. Event ids that are associated: us6000dkfu. Exact location of event, longitude 125.7489 East, latitude 4.5559 North, depth = 183.99 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 183.99 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/21 / 2021-02-23 16:19:17 / February 23, 2021 @ 4:19 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:19:17 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 98 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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