A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Aloleng in Philippines on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 119.6773° East, latitude 16.0774° North, depth = 61.4 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/12/16 / 2016-12-20 13:51:19 / December 20, 2016 @ 1:51 pm. Id of earthquake: us200082tu. Event ids that are associated: us200082tu. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:51:19 / 9:51 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 61.4 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Domampot, Rosales, Burgos. Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Urdaneta (c. 101 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Manaoag (c. 59 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Binmaley (c. 44 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Camiling (c. 39 700 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km WSW of Aloleng, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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