A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.4393 East, latitude 5.2071 North, depth = 26.87 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000crdx. Unique identifier: us7000crdx. The 6.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:21:59 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.87 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 23:21:59 / December 15, 2020 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 105 km (65 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 120 km (75 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 120 km (75 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Buayan (c. 14 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sulit, Maluñgun, Talagutong (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km S of Sarangani, Philippines.
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