A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 125.6085° East, latitude 4.675° North, depth = 138.83 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:53:18 / 10:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 138.83 km (86 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 10:53:18 / August 15, 2020 @ 10:53 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000bf5g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bf5g.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarangani. The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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