A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.7187 East, latitude 4.7833 North, depth = 48.81 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 48.81 km (30 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:10:08 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/12/18 / 2018-12-30 13:10:08 / December 30, 2018 @ 1:10 pm. Event id: us2000j55j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j55j.
Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sarangani (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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