A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Talisayan in Philippines on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.7138 East, latitude 11.0008 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:05:19 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000996v. Unique identifier: us1000996v. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 08:05:19 / July 6, 2017 @ 8:05 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 12 km (7 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Danao (c. 70 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Liloan (c. 49 200 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Consolacion (c. 48 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bogo (c. 23 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tinaan, Consolacion, Pagsanghan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 5 km NNE of Talisayan, Philippines.
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