A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 126.3049 East, latitude 10.809 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 19:57:03 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 11:57:03 / September 10, 2018 @ 11:57 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hbvq. Unique identifier: us2000hbvq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Llorente (c. 7 900 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Balangiga (c. 5 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Giporlos (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Llorente, Balangiga, Giporlos (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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