A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 169 km SW of Palimbang, Philippines (105 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60006p79. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006p79. Exact location of earthquake, 123.1819° East, 5.0532° North, depth 573.74 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:12:46 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 573.74 km (357 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 11:12:46 / December 9, 2019 @ 11:12 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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