A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Unique identifier: us6000d416. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d416. Exact location of event, depth 43.84 km, 125.286° East, 5.1915° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 17:05:21 / December 29, 2020 @ 5:05 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.84 km (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:05:21 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alabel, Suyan, Lun Pequeño (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km SW of Sarangani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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