A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Kiblawan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/12/19 / 2019-12-19 07:10:58 / December 19, 2019 @ 7:10 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:10:58 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70006ua4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006ua4. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.2501 East, latitude 6.6124 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Simod, Batobato, Tubod (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop). Nearby 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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 E of Kiblawan, Philippines.
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