A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Bual in Philippines on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.61 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 22:21:32 / October 29, 2019 @ 10:21 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:21:32 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 124.9952 East, latitude 6.779 North, depth = 13.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600064lm. Id of event: us600064lm.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tubod, Kiamba, Cotabato (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 9 km ESE of Bual, Philippines.
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