A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tibanbang in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 59.39 km (37 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:36:26 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/12/15 / 2015-12-10 07:36:26 / December 10, 2015 @ 7:36 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20004g2x. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004g2x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.0865 East, latitude 6.6052 North, depth = 59.39 km.
Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magsaysay, San Mariano, Malandag.
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km SW of Tibanbang, Philippines.
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