A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Kalbay in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 133.52 km, 125.7474° East, 5.5762° North. Event id: us10006ci7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006ci7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 133.52 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:06:59 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/08/16 / 2016-08-10 04:06:59 / August 10, 2016 @ 4:06 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basiawan, Sulit, Polomolok.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 32 km ESE of Kalbay, Philippines.
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