A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Kiblawan in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 125.2228° East, 6.5748° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:18:29 / 10:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/12/19 / 2019-12-18 14:18:29 / December 18, 2019 @ 2:18 pm. Id of earthquake: us70006u96. Event ids that are associated: us70006u96.
The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Panabo, Sigaboy, Datu Piang (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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