A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.3 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d6qi. Id of event: us6000d6qi. The temblor was picked up at 23:20:13 / 11:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 23:20:13 / December 29, 2020 @ 11:20 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.1577 East, latitude 5.0896 North, depth = 44.3 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sapu Padidu, Maasin, Glan. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Maasin (c. 5 800 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Baliton (c. 5 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 48 km SW of Sarangani, Philippines.
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