A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) strikes Mindanao, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Mindanao, Philippines on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 20:42:55 / July 12, 2019 @ 8:42 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 20:42:55 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004j9u. Id of event: us70004j9u. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.0242 East, latitude 9.3088 North, depth = 11.82 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.82 km (7 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Medina, Lunao, Mariano (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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