A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 125.4437 East, latitude 5.1324 North, depth = 55.87 km. The temblor was reported at 15:25:37 / 3:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/01/20 / 2020-01-06 07:25:37 / January 6, 2020 @ 7:25 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.87 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70006v6h. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006v6h.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Suyan, Lun Pequeño, Malapatan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 81 km (51 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Lun Pequeño (c. 11 500 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Sapu Padidu (c. 9 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Suyan (c. 7 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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