A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 49.65 km (31 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006s64. Event ids that are associated: us70006s64. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 12:03:55 / December 29, 2019 @ 12:03 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:03:55 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 125.3181° East, 4.6257° North, depth 49.65 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarangani (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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