A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Tiblawan in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/16 / 2016-12-21 10:48:23 / December 21, 2016 @ 10:48 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 110.41 km (69 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:48:23 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 125.9331 East, latitude 6.3745 North, depth = 110.41 km. Id of earthquake: us10007lp3. Event ids that are associated: us10007lp3.
Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lambayong, Biao, Polomolok (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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