A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/12/16 / 2016-12-17 03:02:08 / December 17, 2016 @ 3:02 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200081t0. Id of event: us200081t0. The temblor was reported at 11:02:08 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 183.36 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 183.36 km, 125.4612° East, 5.3543° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Katangawan, General Santos, Buayan. Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Buayan (c. 14 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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