A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Tantangan in Philippines on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 10:30:48 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 124.7282° East, 6.6428° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/11/19 / 2019-11-17 02:30:48 / November 17, 2019 @ 2:30 am. Id of earthquake: us70006bs1. Event ids that are associated: us70006bs1.
Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Damulog, Parang, Banisilan (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km NW of Tantangan, Philippines.
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