A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Aras-asan in Philippines on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 02:18:13 / January 28, 2018 @ 2:18 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000cqiv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cqiv. Exact location of earthquake, 126.6116° East, 8.9322° North, depth 35 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:18:13 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Socorro, Lingig, Bayugan (min 5000 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 one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km E of Aras-asan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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