A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Kalbay in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:35:45 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 125.4952° East, latitude 5.8475° North, depth = 221.86 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/19 / 2019-11-30 04:35:45 / November 30, 2019 @ 4:35 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 221.86 km (138 miles). Event id: us60006pfi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006pfi.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carpenter, Matanao, Hagonoy (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 13 km N of Kalbay, Philippines.
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