A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Kalbay in Philippines. Unique identifier: us10006q1w. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006q1w. The temblor was detected at 15:50:47 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 203.45 km, 125.5222° East, 5.7091° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 203.45 km (126 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 07:50:47 / September 16, 2016 @ 7:50 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Sebu (c. 21 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sebu, Lambo, Padada.
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 fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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