A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.66 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000cs7n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cs7n. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.5124 East, latitude 5.1403 North, depth = 62.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:51:27 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/12/20 / 2020-12-16 20:51:27 / December 16, 2020 @ 8:51 pm.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Baliton (c. 5 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malapatan, Sapu Padidu, Caburan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 29 km S of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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