A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Osias in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.38 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008gsq. Id of event: us10008gsq. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:21:00 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 124.7864 East, latitude 7.668 North, depth = 6.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 21:21:00 / April 11, 2017 @ 9:21 pm.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coronon, Corocotan, Davao (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 8 km NNW of Osias, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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