A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000iuu8. Unique identifier: us2000iuu8. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:19:00 / 6:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.3132 East, latitude 4.9806 North, depth = 192.63 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 192.63 km (120 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/12/18 / 2018-12-12 22:19:00 / December 12, 2018 @ 10:19 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Baliton (c. 5 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Glan, Baliton, Pangyan. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 49 km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines.
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