A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Columbio in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.9421 East, latitude 6.7246 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us60006299. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006299. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 13:44:59 / October 18, 2019 @ 1:44 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:44:59 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Samal, Awang, Malapatan (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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