A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Luna in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.32 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/07/16 / 2016-07-26 14:29:08 / July 26, 2016 @ 2:29 pm. Id of earthquake: us20006hs4. Event ids that are associated: us20006hs4. Exact location of earthquake, 125.5224° East, 9.7309° North, depth 10.32 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:29:08 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Buenavista (c. 18 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Medina, Tungao, Bato (min 5000 pop).
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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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