A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 121.28 km, 126.1694° East, 5.9289° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/15 / 2015-12-20 19:13:51 / December 20, 2015 @ 7:13 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: us1000492k. Unique identifier: us1000492k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.28 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:13:51 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Suyan (c. 7 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Suyan, La Union, Malita (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days sixty-two 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: 47 km S of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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