Moderate earthquake: M5.6 quake has struck near Sarangani in Philippines


Earthquake location 4.1117S, 126.6944WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 197 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (122 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bk82. Id of event: us7000bk82. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.96 km (16 miles). Exact location of event, depth 25.96 km, 126.6944° East, 4.1117° North. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:18:42 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/20 / 2020-09-09 07:18:42 / September 9, 2020 @ 7:18 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 197 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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