A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Tibanbang in Philippines on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.9 km (47 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:38:00 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000iv65. Unique identifier: us2000iv65. Exact location of event, longitude 126.2956 East, latitude 6.6536 North, depth = 75.9 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/12/18 / 2018-12-19 22:38:00 / December 19, 2018 @ 10:38 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lasang, Sibulan, Inawayan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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