A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 125.3693° East, latitude 5.2875° North, depth = 185.08 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 185.08 km (115 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/16 / 2016-02-28 09:06:26 / February 28, 2016 @ 9:06 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:06:26 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004taw. Unique identifier: us10004taw.
Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Buayan (c. 14 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maluñgun, Polomolok, Conel (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km SW of Sarangani, Philippines.
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