A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Sabtang in Philippines. Event id: us20005fme. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005fme. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:21:04 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 16:21:04 / April 5, 2016 @ 4:21 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.26 km (11 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 122.0047° East, 20.0766° North, depth 17.26 km.
Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basco (min 5000 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 31 km SSE of Sabtang, Philippines.
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