A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:33:31 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.0348° East, 11.1573° North, depth 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ggg9. Unique identifier: us1000ggg9. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/08/18 / 2018-08-24 04:33:31 / August 24, 2018 @ 4:33 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basey, Loreto, Borongan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Basey (c. 7 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Balangiga (c. 5 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Maydolong (c. 5 500 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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: 33 km NE of Sulangan, Philippines.
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