A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Lupon in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 21:56:20 / December 17, 2019 @ 9:56 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.11 km (24 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:56:20 / 5:56 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70006u73. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006u73. Exact location of event, longitude 126.0159 East, latitude 6.8841 North, depth = 38.11 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magsaysay, Santo Niño, Montevista (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (31 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km SSE of Lupon, Philippines.
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