A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 117 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines (73 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 62.3 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 20:14:04 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.4022 East, latitude 4.9041 North, depth = 62.3 km. Unique identifier: us7000dixl. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dixl. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 20:14:04 / March 12, 2021 @ 8:14 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 117 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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