A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 127.73 km (79 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 125.7797 East, latitude 4.6718 North, depth = 127.73 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 04:43:25 / March 7, 2021 @ 4:43 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgr5. Id of event: us7000dgr5. The temblor was picked up at 04:43:25 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarangani (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 88 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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