A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/12/20 / 2020-12-16 19:07:58 / December 16, 2020 @ 7:07 pm. Unique identifier: us7000cs7x. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cs7x. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.4 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:07:58 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 125.2072° East, latitude 5.0436° North, depth = 42.4 km.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Maasin (c. 5 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Baliton (c. 5 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maasin, Glan, Baliton (min 5000 pop).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 48 km SW of Sarangani, Philippines.
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