A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Talisayan in Philippines on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.7364 East, latitude 11.0135 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/08/17 / 2017-08-22 22:26:14 / August 22, 2017 @ 10:26 pm. Unique identifier: us2000aasy. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aasy. The temblor was reported at 06:26:14 / 6:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Danao (c. 70 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Bogo (c. 23 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Cogan (c. 21 900 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Compostela (c. 18 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Compostela, Borongan, Maydolong (min 5000 pop).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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