A earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Masarayao in Philippines. A tsunami warning has been issued near Masarayao in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000976a. Ids that are associated to the event: at00osnt2p, pt17187001, us1000976a. The 6.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:03:57 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.49 km, 124.6334° East, 11.1142° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.49 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 08:03:57 / July 6, 2017 @ 8:03 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mabini, Toboso, Talisay (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 120 km (75 miles) from Cebu City (c. 798 600 pop), 117 km (72 miles) from Lapu-Lapu City (c. 350 500 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Mandaue City (c. 331 300 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 129 km (80 miles) from Talisay (c. 133 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Danao (c. 70 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km NNE of Masarayao, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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