A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) strikes 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/19 / 2019-09-29 02:02:52 / September 29, 2019 @ 2:02 am. The 6.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:02:52 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 76.08 km (47 miles). Exact location of event, depth 76.08 km, 126.5476° East, 5.6882° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005nbb. Unique identifier: us70005nbb.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarangani, La Union, Sigaboy (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 116 km (72 miles) from Talagutong (c. 8 000 pop), 120 km (74 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 116 km (72 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 124 km (77 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 124 km (77 miles) from La Union (c. 5 200 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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