A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Kiblawan in Philippines. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:07:17 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60006sjw. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006sjw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 06:07:17 / December 17, 2019 @ 6:07 am. Exact location of earthquake, 125.1816° East, 6.618° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 56 km (35 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), 95 km (59 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pangyan, Batobato, Tibanbang (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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