A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from San Francisco in Philippines on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 13:00:46 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 05:00:46 / February 5, 2016 @ 5:00 am. Exact location of earthquake, 122.3733° East, 13.7502° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004xzs. Unique identifier: us20004xzs.
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Naga (c. 174 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Daet (c. 78 100 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Candelaria (c. 60 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Sariaya (c. 45 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Pagbilao (c. 40 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tayabas (c. 37 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Majayjay, Laiya, Masalukot Uno. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km ESE of San Francisco, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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