A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Surigao in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 125.548 East, latitude 9.8207 North, depth = 19.59 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.59 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000870s. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000870s. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 00:08:20 / March 5, 2017 @ 12:08 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:08:20 / 8:08 am (local time epicenter).
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 Mabini, Mambajao, Tandag. Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Buenavista (c. 18 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km ENE of Surigao, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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