A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Namuac in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.02 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000gedj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gedj. Global time and date of event 21/08/18 / 2018-08-21 04:10:28 / August 21, 2018 @ 4:10 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 12:10:28 / 12:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.3447 East, latitude 19.0891 North, depth = 34.02 km.
The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aparri, Ballesteros, Cabaritan East.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km NNE of Namuac, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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