A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from New Baclayon in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006rpj. Unique identifier: us60006rpj. The temblor was detected at 14:52:43 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 125.3534° East, 6.5289° North, depth 10 km. 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). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 06:52:43 / December 15, 2019 @ 6:52 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kauran, Alejal, Kiamba.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SSW of New Baclayon, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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