A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/19 / 2019-02-08 12:45:39 / February 8, 2019 @ 12:45 pm. The earthquake occurred 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). Exact location of earthquake, 126.3908° East, 9.8764° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jfbr. Id of event: us2000jfbr. The temblor was reported at 20:45:39 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Loreto, Mainit, Kitcharao (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km ENE of General Luna, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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