A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from San Miguel in Philippines on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 124.7329° East, 8.0728° North. The temblor was picked up at 15:20:01 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us1000d4lu. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d4lu. Global time and date of event 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 07:20:01 / March 15, 2018 @ 7:20 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 102 km (63 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Ozamiz City (c. 93 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Valencia (c. 83 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tubod, Jimenez, Budta. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 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 twenty 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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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. 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: 5 km NNW of San Miguel, Philippines.
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