A earthquake magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Tutubigan in Philippines on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/04/19 / 2019-04-23 05:37:57 / April 23, 2019 @ 5:37 am. The 6.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:37:57 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: at00pqefn8. Event ids that are associated: pt19113000, at00pqefn8. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 86 km (53 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.2 East, latitude 11.9 North, depth = 86 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tutubigan in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cataingan, Abuyog, Palompon (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 118 km (74 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km ENE of Tutubigan, Philippines.
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