A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Looc in Philippines. Event id: us1000gbgk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gbgk. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:37:55 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 120.1548° East, 13.5433° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 01:37:55 / August 13, 2018 @ 1:37 am.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Nasugbu (c. 62 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Balayan (c. 50 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Taal (c. 39 700 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from San Pascual (c. 39 400 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Sablayan (c. 38 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Calaca (c. 37 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mendez-Nuñez, Pantijan No 2, Sablayan (min 5000 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 22 km SSW of Looc, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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