A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d42p. Unique identifier: us6000d42p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 19:08:47 / December 29, 2020 @ 7:08 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.75 km (18 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:08:47 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 125.3451° East, 5.1862° North, depth 28.75 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lun Pequeño, Caburan, Malapatan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Maasin (c. 5 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 27 km SSW of Sarangani, Philippines.
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