A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Hernani in Philippines on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:24:57 / 2:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000j9dk. Event ids that are associated: us2000j9dk. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.8578 East, latitude 11.5278 North, depth = 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/19 / 2019-01-27 06:24:57 / January 27, 2019 @ 6:24 am.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Oras (c. 9 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palo, Tanauan, Panalanoy.
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 one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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: 34 km NE of Hernani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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