A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Matanao in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:22:33 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us60006sxu. Event ids that are associated: us60006sxu. Exact location, longitude 125.1958° East, latitude 6.6969° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 18/12/19 / 2019-12-18 00:22:33 / December 18, 2019 @ 12:22 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 101 km (63 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maco, New Visayas, Pagaluñgan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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