A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 14.91 km (9 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:49:54 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.1716 East, latitude 6.703 North, depth = 14.91 km. Global time and date of event 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 07:49:54 / December 15, 2019 @ 7:49 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006rpx. Unique identifier: us60006rpx.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pigcawayan, Kadingilan, New Visayas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 98 km (61 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 7 km S of Magsaysay, Philippines.
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