A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Lapase in Philippines on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 621.19 km (386 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:08:47 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/15 / 2015-08-02 13:08:47 / August 2, 2015 @ 1:08 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 123.86 East, latitude 8.1929 North, depth = 621.19 km. Event id: us10002xaf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002xaf.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Ana, Damilag, Tagoloan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Pagadian (c. 186 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Muricay (c. 132 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Dipolog (c. 93 500 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 0 km W of Lapase, Philippines.
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