A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Kiblawan in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:38:53 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us60006rs7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006rs7. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 12:38:53 / December 15, 2019 @ 12:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 125.2198 East, latitude 6.591 North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corocotan, Cabayangan, Buayan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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