A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Claveria in Philippines on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.98 km (14 miles). Exact location of event, depth 22.98 km, 121.1488° East, 19.2442° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j85q. Unique identifier: us2000j85q. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/19 / 2019-01-24 08:34:53 / January 24, 2019 @ 8:34 am. The temblor was reported at 16:34:53 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 111 km (69 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aparri, Ballesteros, Cabaritan East (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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