A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Magsaysay in Philippines on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005vxt. Id of event: us70005vxt. Exact location, longitude 125.1799° East, latitude 6.7274° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 19:44:28 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 11:44:28 / October 19, 2019 @ 11:44 am.
The epicenter was 97 km (61 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Don Carlos, Maitum, Tagum (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 4 km S of Magsaysay, Philippines.
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