A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Cabodiongan in Philippines. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:43:54 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.3618 East, latitude 13.0239 North, depth = 8.23 km. Global time and date of event 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 00:43:54 / April 10, 2017 @ 12:43 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.23 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: us10008g4x. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008g4x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Pambujan (c. 10 800 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Gamay (c. 9 100 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Oras (c. 9 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Palapag (c. 8 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mondragon (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dolores, Oras, Catarman. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 52 km NE of Cabodiongan, Philippines.
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