A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Kiblawan in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:45:49 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 15:45:49 / December 20, 2019 @ 3:45 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 125.2433 East, latitude 6.5916 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70006p4g. Event ids that are associated: us70006p4g.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baliton, La Union, Maganoy (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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