A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Kiblawan in Philippines on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 125.1634 East, latitude 6.5997 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006rv6. Id of event: us60006rv6. Global time and date of event 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 19:02:02 / December 15, 2019 @ 7:02 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:02:02 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Damulog, Tubod, Pangyan (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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