A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Namuac in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007msf. Id of event: us10007msf. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 121.1592° East, latitude 19.1676° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/12/16 / 2016-12-26 01:23:35 / December 26, 2016 @ 1:23 am UTC/GMT. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:23:35 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aparri, Ballesteros, Cabaritan East. The epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 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 two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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