A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Columbio in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 20:09:30 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 12:09:30 / October 16, 2019 @ 12:09 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.95 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70005ulv. Event ids that are associated: us70005ulv. Exact location of event, longitude 125.0085 East, latitude 6.7319 North, depth = 9.95 km.
The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magnaga, La Libertad, Salawagan (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-four 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km ENE of Columbio, Philippines.
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