A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Suyan in Philippines on Friday. Exact location, longitude 125.3914° East, latitude 6.1947° North, depth = 92.5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 09:55:32 / March 15, 2019 @ 9:55 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.5 km (57 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000jgag. Event ids that are associated: us1000jgag. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:55:32 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Tacurong (c. 54 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isulan, Tacurong, Kidapawan (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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