A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 12.86 km, 125.1907° East, 6.7507° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.86 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 07:56:49 / December 15, 2019 @ 7:56 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006rq6. Id of event: us60006rq6. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:56:49 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pigcawayan, Tibanbang, Maasin. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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