A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 23:06:16 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000jccx. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jccx. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 15:06:16 / March 8, 2019 @ 3:06 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.4 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 54.4 km, 126.08° East, 10.3874° North.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 118 km (73 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 120 km (75 miles) from Sogod (c. 8 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sogod, Cantilan, Kitcharao.
There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 40 km N of Santa Monica, Philippines.
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