A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from San Isidro in Philippines. Event id: us10004bll. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bll. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:36:19 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 20:36:19 / January 5, 2016 @ 8:36 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 126.2558 East, latitude 10.1327 North, depth = 41.6 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.6 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop). Close 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 Mainit, Luna, Cantilan.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 23 km ENE of San Isidro, Philippines.
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