A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Namuac in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.1384 East, latitude 19.3044 North, depth = 35.21 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 22:08:35 / August 29, 2017 @ 10:08 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.21 km (22 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:08:35 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000ad02. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ad02.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ballesteros, Cabaritan East, Claveria (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. 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: 76 km N of Namuac, Philippines.
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