A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Marihatag in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:51:46 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 14:51:46 / October 29, 2018 @ 2:51 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hij6. Id of event: us1000hij6. Exact location, longitude 126.7523° East, latitude 8.6692° North, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Talacogon, Bayugan, Taytayan. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Trento (c. 15 900 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Talacogon (c. 15 600 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km ESE of Marihatag, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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