A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Luzon, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Luzon, Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.8242 East, latitude 16.3814 North, depth = 23.48 km. The temblor was reported at 13:40:06 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 23.48 km (15 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006ui7. Unique identifier: us10006ui7. 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: 02/10/16 / 2016-10-02 13:40:06 / October 2, 2016 @ 1:40 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mankayan, Santa Ines West, Amuñgan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Urdaneta (c. 101 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Manaoag (c. 59 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Paniqui (c. 48 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Binmaley (c. 44 000 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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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