A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us2000jfrz. Event ids that are associated: us2000jfrz. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.376° East, latitude 9.9298° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 09/02/19 / 2019-02-09 22:21:14 / February 9, 2019 @ 10:21 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 has occurred at 06:21:14 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mainit, Kitcharao, Tago (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 28 km NE of General Luna, Philippines.
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