A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Catmon in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/16 / 2016-08-13 14:05:05 / August 13, 2016 @ 2:05 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.45 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:05:05 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006dkr. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006dkr. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.4526 East, latitude 11.5241 North, depth = 38.45 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Abuyog, Lipayran, Catmon. Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bogo (c. 23 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bantayan (c. 19 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km E of Catmon, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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