A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Aloleng in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us200082vz. Event ids that are associated: us200082vz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.19 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:16:38 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). 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: 20/12/16 / 2016-12-20 17:16:38 / December 20, 2016 @ 5:16 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 119.6493 East, latitude 16.0999 North, depth = 46.19 km.
The epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Urdaneta (c. 101 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Manaoag (c. 59 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Binmaley (c. 44 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Camiling (c. 39 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carmen, Sapang, Villasis (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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: 14 km WSW of Aloleng, Philippines.
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