A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/01/20 / 2020-01-05 18:58:52 / January 5, 2020 @ 6:58 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.2298 East, latitude 6.1249 North, depth = 80.98 km. The temblor was reported at 02:58:52 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 80.98 km (50 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006v1l. Id of event: us70006v1l.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 16 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maluñgun, Malalag, Malapatan (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 26 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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