A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from General Luna in Philippines on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003cr0. Id of event: us70003cr0. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:28:30 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.6289 East, latitude 9.7842 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/19 / 2019-04-26 20:28:30 / April 26, 2019 @ 8:28 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aras-asan, Claver, Tago. Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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