A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 10:34:37 / March 24, 2018 @ 10:34 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d8k1. Id of event: us1000d8k1. The temblor was picked up at 18:34:37 / 6:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.0434° East, 10.1301° North, depth 80.94 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 80.94 km (50 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guiuan, Kitcharao, Alegria (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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