A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 55.68 km, 125.3649° East, 5.1561° North. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:38:54 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.68 km (35 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/12/20 / 2020-12-17 12:38:54 / December 17, 2020 @ 12:38 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000crsf. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000crsf.
Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 101 km (62 miles) from Suyan (c. 7 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Suyan, Lun Pequeño, Malapatan (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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