A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Kiblawan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 05:38:35 / December 23, 2019 @ 5:38 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:38:35 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 125.2632 East, latitude 6.5278 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006x3c. Id of event: us70006x3c.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pikit, Baliton, Pagalungan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km SSE of Kiblawan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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