A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines on Monday. The temblor was reported at 13:51:16 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.9209 East, latitude 10.2599 North, depth = 63 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 05:51:16 / December 9, 2019 @ 5:51 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us60006t7p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006t7p.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mainit, Guiuan, Claver (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 29 km NNW of Santa Monica, Philippines.
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