A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Kiblawan in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006x10. Id of event: us70006x10. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:44:01 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 125.2606° East, latitude 6.6246° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 10:44:01 / December 21, 2019 @ 10:44 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baliton, Carmen, Alejal.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km ENE of Kiblawan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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