A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kiblawan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:11:07 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006wzr. Unique identifier: us70006wzr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 125.1881° East, 6.6162° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 12:11:07 / December 20, 2019 @ 12:11 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Glad, Panabo, Dado (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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