A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 13:48:00 / December 16, 2019 @ 1:48 pm. Unique identifier: us60006s6b. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006s6b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:48:00 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 125.1526° East, 6.6803° North, depth 10 km.
The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magnaga, Budta, Bau (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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