A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Kiblawan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 02:34:36 / December 16, 2019 @ 2:34 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:34:36 / 10:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 125.1085° East, latitude 6.6529° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us60006rzg. Event ids that are associated: us60006rzg.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tubod, Bau, Pagaluñgan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 14 km WNW of Kiblawan, Philippines.
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