A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Kiblawan in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 125.1503° East, 6.6458° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 07:39:38 / December 22, 2019 @ 7:39 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:39:38 / 3:39 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006pqz. Unique identifier: us70006pqz.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pagaluñgan, Bau, Baliton. The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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