A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kiblawan in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006tnb. Id of event: us70006tnb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 125.2631° East, 6.5142° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 08:56:13 / December 15, 2019 @ 8:56 am UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:56:13 / 4:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Datu Piang, Magnaga, Panabo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-four, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 11 km SSE of Kiblawan, Philippines.
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