A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 178.99 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:33:32 / 11:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 125.4624° East, latitude 5.4127° North, depth = 178.99 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/18 / 2018-05-13 15:33:32 / May 13, 2018 @ 3:33 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e453. Id of event: us1000e453.
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Buayan (c. 14 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sulit, Malandag, Polomolok.
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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 1 km N of Sarangani, Philippines.
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