A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Lapuan in Philippines. Unique identifier: us1000etjq. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000etjq. The temblor was picked up at 10:39:38 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 127.78 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.7764 East, latitude 6.1309 North, depth = 127.78 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/06/18 / 2018-06-17 02:39:38 / June 17, 2018 @ 2:39 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carpenter, Samal, Mati. Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 8 km E of Lapuan, Philippines.
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