A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Malalag in Philippines on Sunday. Unique identifier: us60006rq9. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006rq9. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 08:55:11 / December 15, 2019 @ 8:55 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was 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). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 125.4194° East, 6.6301° North. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:55:11 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Laguilayan, La Libertad, Maasin (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km NNE of Malalag, Philippines.
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