A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Llorente in Philippines on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.89 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/16 / 2016-12-22 03:02:31 / December 22, 2016 @ 3:02 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007lwh. Unique identifier: us10007lwh. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:02:31 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 69.89 km, 125.7057° East, 11.4845° North.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Dulag (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alangalang, Catbalogan, Dulag.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 19 km ENE of Llorente, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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