A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tamisan in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 16:06:12 / December 15, 2019 @ 4:06 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006tp2. Unique identifier: us70006tp2. Exact location of event, longitude 126.2682 East, latitude 6.8638 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:06:12 / 12:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baracatan, Cabinuangan, Santa Maria (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days sixty-four 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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