A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Rosario in Philippines. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:54:22 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mlv. Id of event: us10006mlv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 04:54:22 / September 7, 2016 @ 4:54 am. Exact location of event, longitude 126.0149 East, latitude 8.3609 North, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Malaybalay (c. 61 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tubay, Nasipit, Tagum.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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: 3 km SSE of Rosario, Philippines.
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