A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Sinawilan in Philippines on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006ppd. Id of event: us70006ppd. Exact location, longitude 125.2514° East, latitude 6.7602° North, depth = 21.77 km. The temblor was detected at 11:23:14 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 03:23:14 / December 22, 2019 @ 3:23 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.77 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kadingilan, Banisilan, Tagum. The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 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-three, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 0 km NE of Sinawilan, Philippines.
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