A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:21:48 / 4:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 125.3176 East, latitude 5.2535 North, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us6000d40v. Event ids that are associated: us6000d40v. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 16:21:48 / December 29, 2020 @ 4:21 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Conel, Silway 7, Katangawan. Earthquake epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Buayan (c. 14 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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