A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Suyan in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.3845 East, latitude 6.0192 North, depth = 87.02 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 87.02 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:27:28 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/05/18 / 2018-05-26 12:27:28 / May 26, 2018 @ 12:27 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000ecpf. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ecpf.
Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tantangan, Coronon, Lopez Jaena.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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