A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Sulop in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 07:33:55 / December 15, 2019 @ 7:33 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.58 km (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:33:55 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us60006rpv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006rpv. Exact location of event, depth 11.58 km, 125.2965° East, 6.6133° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Datu Piang, Maganoy, Cuambog. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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