A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 00:55:47 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 16:55:47 / December 20, 2019 @ 4:55 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006p50. Unique identifier: us70006p50. Exact location of earthquake, 125.1955° East, 6.7245° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 99 km (62 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pagaluñgan, Tibanbang, New Visayas (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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