A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Baculin in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:02:21 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.64 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70005al7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005al7. Exact location of earthquake, 126.663° East, 7.501° North, depth 70.64 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/19 / 2019-08-31 13:02:21 / August 31, 2019 @ 1:02 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 94 km (59 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from New Corella (c. 20 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hinatuan, Magatos, Cabayangan.
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km ENE of Baculin, Philippines.
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