A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 104 kilometers (65 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:40:09 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 13:40:09 / February 6, 2020 @ 1:40 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 126.494 East, latitude 5.469 North, depth = 43.64 km. Event id: us70007jwn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007jwn. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.64 km (27 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sarangani, Caburan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 107 km (66 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 104 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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