A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tibanbang in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.1324° East, latitude 6.6214° North, depth = 57.32 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 57.32 km (36 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/12/15 / 2015-12-10 10:00:04 / December 10, 2015 @ 10:00 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 18:00:04 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20004g3h. Event ids that are associated: us20004g3h.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cabayangan, Matanao, Wañgan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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