A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Lapinigan in Philippines on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.39 km (8 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006k8f. Event ids that are associated: us10006k8f. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 02:38:12 / September 4, 2016 @ 2:38 am. The temblor was picked up at 10:38:12 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.9137 East, latitude 8.3822 North, depth = 12.39 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Valencia (c. 83 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Malaybalay (c. 61 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cuambog, Simod, Kibangay (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 8 km WSW of Lapinigan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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