A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Bagontapay in Philippines. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:33:12 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 125.0084° East, 6.854° North. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us600064ae. Unique identifier: us600064ae. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 08:33:12 / October 29, 2019 @ 8:33 am.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Niño, Sampao, Maco (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km E of Bagontapay, Philippines.
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