A earthquake magnitude 6.7 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Magsaysay in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: at00pzgtlv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19289000, at00pzgtlv. Exact location of event, longitude 125.134 East, latitude 6.776 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 19:37:10 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 11:37:10 / October 16, 2019 @ 11:37 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lantapan, Litayan, Mailag (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 121 km (75 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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