A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Pung-Pang in Philippines on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 8.92 km, 125.4733° East, 6.5028° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 20:18:04 / December 17, 2019 @ 8:18 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006st8. Unique identifier: us60006st8. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:18:04 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.92 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Simod, Carmen, Esperanza (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two 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.
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