A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Pandan Niog in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 119.9976° East, latitude 5.9971° North, depth = 15.3 km. The temblor was detected at 00:53:01 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000avzb. Id of event: us2000avzb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.3 km (10 miles). Global time and date of event 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 16:53:01 / September 28, 2017 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. 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 or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was New Batu Batu, Siasi, Balimbing. The epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Siasi (c. 12 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Parang (c. 9 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Languyan (c. 8 900 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from New Batu Batu (c. 8 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Lugus (c. 7 200 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Balimbing (c. 7 100 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 67 km WSW of Pandan Niog, Philippines.
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