A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Pung-Pang in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 18:16:44 / December 15, 2019 @ 6:16 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:16:44 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006ruu. Id of event: us60006ruu. Exact location of earthquake, 125.4301° East, 6.4197° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Magnaga, Lasang, Matalam (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 9 km SSW of Pung-Pang, Philippines.
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