A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 73.73 km, 126.4024° East, 9.7989° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/19 / 2019-02-08 21:10:05 / February 8, 2019 @ 9:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:10:05 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000jfh6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jfh6. The epicenter was at a depth of 73.73 km (46 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aras-asan, Mainit, Surigao (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 70 km (43 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km E of General Luna, Philippines.
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