A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Itbayat in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 121.7923 East, latitude 21.2934 North, depth = 99.59 km. The temblor was reported at 09:57:21 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008m4p. Id of event: us10008m4p. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.59 km (62 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/04/17 / 2017-04-30 01:57:21 / April 30, 2017 @ 1:57 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 96 km (59 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basco. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 has struck near. 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. 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: 56 km N of Itbayat, Philippines.
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