A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Tarragona in Philippines on Thursday. Global time and date of event 05/04/18 / 2018-04-05 03:53:41 / April 5, 2018 @ 3:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:53:41 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.78 East, latitude 6.8146 North, depth = 64.44 km. Event id: us2000dus5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dus5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.44 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maco, Cuambog, Manat (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 115 km (71 miles) from San Mariano (c. 18 700 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Maco (c. 12 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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