A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km E of Sarangani, Philippines (78 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 21:48:36 / December 22, 2020 @ 9:48 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5i2. Id of event: us6000d5i2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 68.47 km (43 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.5869 East, latitude 5.2515 North, depth = 68.47 km. The temblor was detected at 21:48:36 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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