A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Aurora in Philippines on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 125.8475° East, 8.6545° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/07/16 / 2016-07-08 23:16:44 / July 8, 2016 @ 11:16 pm. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:16:44 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000622e. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000622e.
Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Malaybalay (c. 61 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sumilao, Claveria, Mainit. Close 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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