A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Makilala in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 125.0809° East, 6.8703° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:59:09 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000697x. Unique identifier: us6000697x. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/19 / 2019-10-31 00:59:09 / October 31, 2019 @ 12:59 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salawagan, La Libertad, Don Carlos (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 S of Makilala, Philippines.
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