A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Kiblawan in Philippines on Monday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:32:48 / 2:32 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70005weu. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005weu. 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: 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 18:32:48 / October 20, 2019 @ 6:32 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.1436 East, latitude 6.6315 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caburan, Simod, Panabo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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