A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 03:10:36 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c72v. Unique identifier: us6000c72v. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 03:10:36 / October 6, 2020 @ 3:10 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 125.5981 East, latitude 5.5166 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Buayan (c. 14 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Conel, Katangawan, Talagutong (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 19 km NE of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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