A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Santiago in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 131.01 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 20:53:54 / October 16, 2019 @ 8:53 pm. The temblor was picked up at 04:53:54 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005us8. Unique identifier: us70005us8. Exact location of event, depth 131.01 km, 126.5304° East, 7.285° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bislig, Davao, New Visayas.
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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight 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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