A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Maitum in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 124.4642° East, latitude 5.7859° North, depth = 61.92 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.92 km (38 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:15:48 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/12/15 / 2015-12-22 00:15:48 / December 22, 2015 @ 12:15 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000499q. Id of event: us1000499q.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (54 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Isulan (c. 31 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Surallah (c. 31 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alabel, Tantangan, Tamnag (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km S of Maitum, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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