A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Hinatuan in Philippines. Unique identifier: us1000jb24. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jb24. The temblor was detected at 08:13:01 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/19 / 2019-03-06 00:13:01 / March 6, 2019 @ 12:13 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 17.86 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.9475 East, latitude 8.5337 North, depth = 17.86 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Baganga, Bah-Bah, Bunawan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Trento (c. 15 900 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Bunawan (c. 15 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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: 69 km ENE of Hinatuan, Philippines.
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