A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tanlad in Philippines on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006s3m. Unique identifier: us60006s3m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.66 km (16 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 125.4821 East, latitude 6.6238 North, depth = 25.66 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 08:53:31 / December 16, 2019 @ 8:53 am. The temblor was detected at 16:53:31 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sampao, Baliton, Pikit. The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km ENE of Tanlad, Philippines.
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