A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Lambayong in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 08:55:32 / October 20, 2019 @ 8:55 am. Unique identifier: us70005w9m. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005w9m. Exact location, longitude 125.0483° East, latitude 6.5884° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:55:32 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banisilan, Panabo, Puloypuloy (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km N of Lambayong, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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