A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Santa Praxedes in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.25 km (30 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003h71. Unique identifier: us70003h71. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:48:43 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.9049 East, latitude 18.7287 North, depth = 48.25 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/05/19 / 2019-05-06 02:48:43 / May 6, 2019 @ 2:48 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Magapit, Aguiguican, Lasam, Magapit (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Magapit, Aguiguican (c. 13 700 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Magapit (c. 11 200 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bacarra (c. 9 600 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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