A earthquake magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.19 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Magsaysay in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60006rp9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00q2jijx, pt19349050, us60006rp9. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 06:11:52 / December 15, 2019 @ 6:11 am. Exact location of event, longitude 125.2114 East, latitude 6.7249 North, depth = 28.19 km. The temblor was reported at 14:11:52 / 2:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bayanga, Montevista, Halapitan. Earthquake epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 120 km (75 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year.
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