A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Dancagan in Philippines on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.79 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:22:12 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700069f4. Id of event: us700069f4. Exact location, longitude 124.9897° East, latitude 7.6148° North, depth = 25.79 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/19 / 2019-11-18 13:22:12 / November 18, 2019 @ 1:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sulop, Monkayo, Laguilayan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. 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: 1 km WNW of Dancagan, Philippines.
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