A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700061hx. Id of event: us700061hx. Exact location of event, longitude 125.1311 East, latitude 6.7118 North, depth = 10 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:56:40 / 4:56 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/19 / 2019-10-31 08:56:40 / October 31, 2019 @ 8:56 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pigcawayan, Lupon, Glan. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days sixty-four 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.
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