A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Aras-asan in Philippines on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.998° East, 8.8883° North, depth 35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003gv1. Id of event: us70003gv1. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:56:07 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/05/19 / 2019-05-05 01:56:07 / May 5, 2019 @ 1:56 am.
The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Barobo (c. 9 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barobo, Lianga, Tagbina (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 76 km E of Aras-asan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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