A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Kinangan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:46:09 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.54 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/09/19 / 2019-09-10 18:46:09 / September 10, 2019 @ 6:46 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005ebh. Id of event: us70005ebh. Exact location, longitude 125.5127° East, latitude 6.1721° North, depth = 52.54 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Batobato, Malasila, Santo Niño. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Every 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 16 km SSW of Kinangan, Philippines.
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