A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Tingloy in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 09:39:26 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 120.8479 East, latitude 13.5983 North, depth = 137.26 km. Unique identifier: us20007dbj. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007dbj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 137.26 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/16 / 2016-10-12 01:39:26 / October 12, 2016 @ 1:39 am.
The epicenter was 106 km (66 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop). Close 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 Makati City, Cardona, Quisao.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SSW of Tingloy, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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