A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Suyan in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005deu. Unique identifier: us70005deu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/19 / 2019-09-08 13:49:16 / September 8, 2019 @ 1:49 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:49:16 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 125.5029 East, latitude 6.1172 North, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tulunan, Bagontapay, Digal (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 14 km ENE of Suyan, Philippines.
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