A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006s5g. Id of event: us60006s5g. Global time and date of event 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 12:34:02 / December 16, 2019 @ 12:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 125.1409° East, 6.7122° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 20:34:02 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lupon, Banisilan, Magnaga (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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-two, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SW of Magsaysay, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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