A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Dunguan in Philippines on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 03:56:31 / October 29, 2019 @ 3:56 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 124.881° East, latitude 6.9481° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:56:31 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70006421. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006421.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dologon, Buayan, Malita (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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