A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Cabodiongan in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 124.9479° East, 12.8402° North, depth 39.31 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 39.31 km (24 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/19 / 2019-08-02 17:28:23 / August 2, 2019 @ 5:28 pm. The temblor was picked up at 01:28:23 / 1:28 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60004zqn. Unique identifier: us60004zqn.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 105 km (65 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 101 km (62 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Gubat (c. 14 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Pambujan (c. 10 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sorsogon, Casiguran, Balete (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km NNW of Cabodiongan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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