A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Lapuan in Philippines on Saturday. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:56:31 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000e37v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e37v. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 128.62 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.7832 East, latitude 6.1554 North, depth = 128.62 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/05/18 / 2018-05-11 20:56:31 / May 11, 2018 @ 8:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carpenter, Bato, Davao (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 104 km (64 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km E of Lapuan, Philippines.
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