A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Marihatag in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.7819 East, latitude 8.6973 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 13:41:13 / October 29, 2018 @ 1:41 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:41:13 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hiie. Id of event: us1000hiie.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Trento, Cateel, Salvacion (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Trento (c. 15 900 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Bunawan (c. 15 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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. 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 54 km ESE of Marihatag, Philippines.
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