A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Sulop in Philippines. Event id: us60006rub. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006rub. The temblor was detected at 00:11:44 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.3288° East, latitude 6.5671° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 16:11:44 / December 15, 2019 @ 4:11 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alejal, Carmen, Kauran (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km SSW of Sulop, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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