A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Alugan in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 06:58:58 / October 30, 2015 @ 6:58 am. The temblor was detected at 14:58:58 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us200040nf. Unique identifier: us200040nf. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.7351 East, latitude 12.5148 North, depth = 81.15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.15 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pambujan, Laoang, Palapag. The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Pambujan (c. 10 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Gamay (c. 9 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Oras (c. 9 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Palapag (c. 8 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Can-Avid (c. 5 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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