A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Osias in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 04:01:05 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 124.8452° East, 7.696° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us10008h1u. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008h1u. Global time and date of event 12/04/17 / 2017-04-12 20:01:05 / April 12, 2017 @ 8:01 pm UTC/GMT. 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 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Astorga, Maigo, Magsaysay (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km NNE of Osias, Philippines.
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