A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Talaga in Philippines on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 15:09:27 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 42.68 km, 120.9291° East, 13.7247° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.68 km (27 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 07:09:27 / April 8, 2017 @ 7:09 am. Event id: us10008fsd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fsd.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Abucay, Bocaue, Sulucan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 1 km SSW of Talaga, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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