A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.4231 East, latitude 9.8773 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/19 / 2019-02-08 16:09:25 / February 8, 2019 @ 4:09 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jfd9. Unique identifier: us2000jfd9. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:09:25 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kitcharao, Alegria, Luna (min 5000 pop).
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 five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 30 km ENE of General Luna, Philippines.
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