A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 126.374° East, latitude 9.7055° North, depth = 35 km. Event id: us10004ehj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ehj. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 13:14:49 / January 14, 2016 @ 1:14 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:14:49 / 9:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Loreto, Cabadbaran, Tubay. Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Tubay (c. 7 900 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 25 km ESE of General Luna, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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