A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from San Isidro in Philippines on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/19 / 2019-02-08 12:29:24 / February 8, 2019 @ 12:29 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.2431° East, 9.9784° North. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:29:24 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000jfbj. Event ids that are associated: us2000jfbj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tandag, Kitcharao, Mainit.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km ENE of San Isidro, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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