A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Bulatukan in Philippines. Global time and date of event 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 01:38:00 / October 30, 2019 @ 1:38 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us600064ns. Event ids that are associated: us600064ns. The temblor was detected at 09:38:00 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.0883° East, latitude 6.8269° North, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tamontaka, Cotabato, Awang. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SW of Bulatukan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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