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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Kiblawan in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.6124S, 125.2501WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Kiblawan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/12/19 / 2019-12-19 07:10:58 / December 19, 2019 @ 7:10 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:10:58 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70006ua4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006ua4. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.2501 East, latitude 6.6124 North, depth = 10 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Simod, Batobato, Tubod (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven 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.

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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. 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: 1 km E of Kiblawan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.2501° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.6124° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km E of Kiblawan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-19 07:10:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-10 12:49:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.559 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 105 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70006ua4 Id of event.
Event Code 70006ua4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006ua4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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