A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.17 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 126.1552° East, 5.3897° North, depth 90.17 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:07:28 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000dj85. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dj85. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 06:07:28 / March 14, 2021 @ 6:07 am.
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caburan, Sarangani (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 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: 76 km E of Sarangani, Philippines.
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