A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Dolo in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 08:37:01 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us600064ng. Ids that are associated to the event: us600064ng. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 00:37:01 / October 30, 2019 @ 12:37 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 125.1453° East, 6.8188° North, depth 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sapu Padidu, Tagum, Maco.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days fifty-two 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 quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km W of Dolo, Philippines.
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