A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/11/15 / 2015-11-07 12:29:14 / November 7, 2015 @ 12:29 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003vjk. Unique identifier: us10003vjk. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 131.5 km (82 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:29:14 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 125.6075° East, latitude 5.4101° North, depth = 131.5 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Buayan (c. 14 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Silway 7, Conel, Talagutong.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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