A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Lamitan in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 147.52 km (92 miles). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:10:11 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 147.52 km, 125.9365° East, 6.0326° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/19 / 2019-08-02 16:10:11 / August 2, 2019 @ 4:10 pm. Event id: us60004znb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004znb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lambayong, Astorga, Polonoling (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 26 km ESE of Lamitan, Philippines.
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