A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Hinatuan in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hij2. Unique identifier: us1000hij2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:40:33 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.7518 East, latitude 8.5349 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 14:40:33 / October 29, 2018 @ 2:40 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Luis, Bayugan, Monkayo. Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Veruela (c. 18 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 49 km ENE of Hinatuan, Philippines.
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