A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from General Luna in Philippines on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.71 km (15 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/19 / 2019-02-08 11:55:08 / February 8, 2019 @ 11:55 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:55:08 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5297 East, latitude 9.8311 North, depth = 24.71 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jfb2. Unique identifier: us2000jfb2.
Earthquake epicenter was 113 km (71 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Kitcharao (c. 7 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Loreto, Mainit, Luna (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 41 km E of General Luna, Philippines.
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