A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Claveria in Philippines on Monday. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:36:15 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004b6k. Id of event: us10004b6k. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 14:36:15 / January 4, 2016 @ 2:36 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.12 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 121.1054 East, latitude 19.1566 North, depth = 22.12 km.
Event epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Pasuquin (c. 5 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aparri, Pasuquin, Ballesteros. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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