A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from New Baclayon in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:19:11 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 11:19:11 / December 15, 2019 @ 11:19 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006tnl. Unique identifier: us70006tnl. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.3417 East, latitude 6.4858 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sampao, Laguilayan, Batobato. Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-three, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km SSW of New Baclayon, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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