A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Sulop in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.3019° East, latitude 6.5979° North, depth = 29.5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.5 km (18 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 21:26:53 / December 21, 2019 @ 9:26 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:26:53 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006pkn. Unique identifier: us70006pkn.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabayangan, Kiamba, Datu Piang. Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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