A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 14:43:23 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 49.59 km, 125.9413° East, 10.1597° North. Global time and date of event 03/07/15 / 2015-07-03 06:43:23 / July 3, 2015 @ 6:43 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 49.59 km (31 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10002n6s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002n6s.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Balangiga, Abuyog, Maasin (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 120 km (75 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 121 km (75 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 18 km NW of Santa Monica, Philippines.
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