A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Padada in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 125.3081 East, latitude 6.6181 North, depth = 17.08 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:53:44 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.08 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 07:53:44 / December 15, 2019 @ 7:53 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006rpz. Unique identifier: us60006rpz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Damulog, Kiamba, La Libertad. Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km WSW of Padada, Philippines.
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