A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Hingatungan in Philippines on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 04:14:34 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 213.33 km (133 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20004zzx. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004zzx. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 20:14:34 / February 13, 2016 @ 8:14 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.2361 East, latitude 10.5816 North, depth = 213.33 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bien Unido, Maydolong, Babatngon (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 101 km (62 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop).
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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