Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Kiblawan in Philippines


Earthquake location 6.5437S, 125.2367WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Kiblawan in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 00:34:51 / July 16, 2020 @ 12:34 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:34:51 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.2367 East, latitude 6.5437 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b2pv. Id of event: us6000b2pv.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lasang, Sigaboy, Kiamba. Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km S of Kiblawan, Philippines.

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