A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Telafas in Philippines on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 20:32:03 / May 16, 2020 @ 8:32 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:32:03 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009naz. Id of event: us70009naz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.0669° East, latitude 6.6286° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bau, Lasang, Damulog (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 94 km (59 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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