A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Little Baguio in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 125.1886 East, latitude 7.8833 North, depth = 38.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a52a. Unique identifier: us2000a52a. The temblor was reported at 15:39:21 / 3:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.7 km (24 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 07:39:21 / August 5, 2017 @ 7:39 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Makilala, Salvacion, Libungan (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 101 km (62 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Valencia (c. 83 600 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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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