A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines on Saturday. Unique identifier: us70006rsi. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006rsi. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:59:38 / 9:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.983 East, latitude 5.2285 North, depth = 89.31 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89.31 km (55 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 01:59:38 / December 28, 2019 @ 1:59 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 101 km (62 miles) from Baliton (c. 5 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Baliton, Pangyan, Caburan (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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