A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from General Luna in Philippines on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, 126.7369° East, 9.7771° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70003cee. Event ids that are associated: us70003cee. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/04/19 / 2019-04-26 10:54:50 / April 26, 2019 @ 10:54 am. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:54:50 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 98 km (61 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tago, Tandag, Cantilan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km E of General Luna, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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