A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Bagalangit in Philippines on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.9011 East, latitude 13.715 North, depth = 40.36 km. 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: us10008fsc. Unique identifier: us10008fsc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.36 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 07:08:01 / April 8, 2017 @ 7:08 am. The temblor was detected at 15:08:01 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lambakin, Atimonan, Balanga (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km ENE of Bagalangit, Philippines.
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