A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/18 / 2018-12-25 23:31:19 / December 25, 2018 @ 11:31 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:31:19 / 7:31 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000j32c. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j32c. Exact location, longitude 125.7711° East, latitude 4.6589° North, depth = 175.79 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 175.79 km (109 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sarangani. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 89 km SSE of Sarangani, Philippines.
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