A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.68 km (39 miles). Id of earthquake: us70003cb0. Event ids that are associated: us70003cb0. Global time and date of event 26/04/19 / 2019-04-26 06:04:27 / April 26, 2019 @ 6:04 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.503° East, 9.7954° North, depth 62.68 km. The temblor was reported at 14:04:27 / 2:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aras-asan, Placer, Bacuag (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 37 km E of General Luna, Philippines.
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