A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Siocon in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:21:51 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20005hux. Event ids that are associated: us20005hux. Exact location of earthquake, 121.9216° East, 7.8468° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/04/16 / 2016-04-13 18:21:51 / April 13, 2016 @ 6:21 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Olutanga, Talusan, Zamboanga (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 105 km (66 miles) from Zamboanga (c. 457 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Recodo (c. 42 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ipil (c. 19 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sangali (c. 14 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Labuan (c. 12 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Titay (c. 11 500 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Katipunan (c. 10 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Vitali (c. 9 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 28 km WNW of Siocon, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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