A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Tarragona in Philippines on Saturday. Event id: us2000jih8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jih8. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/02/19 / 2019-02-15 16:20:54 / February 15, 2019 @ 4:20 pm. Exact location of event, depth 82.24 km, 126.8225° East, 6.7971° North. 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 00:20:54 / 12:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 82.24 km (51 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Baganga (c. 10 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kinablangan, Baganga, Lupon.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 49 km SE of Tarragona, Philippines.
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