A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Gadung in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 541.26 km (336 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.8152 East, latitude 6.8786 North, depth = 541.26 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/05/18 / 2018-05-10 18:02:29 / May 10, 2018 @ 6:02 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000e26e. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000e26e. The temblor was reported at 02:02:29 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter).
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 Malangas, Maitum, Tamnag. Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Pagadian (c. 186 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Muricay (c. 132 100 pop), 118 km (73 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Tacurong (c. 54 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Parang (c. 44 900 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 24 km WNW of Gadung, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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