A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Sulop in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 125.3267 East, latitude 6.5247 North, depth = 6.06 km. Event id: us70006tp0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006tp0. Global time and date of event 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 15:34:39 / December 15, 2019 @ 3:34 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 23:34:39 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.06 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kiamba, Carmen, Panabo (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 thirty-nine, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km SSW of Sulop, Philippines.
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