A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Kalbay in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 125.5728° East, latitude 5.6229° North, depth = 201.04 km. The temblor was detected at 17:54:07 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 09:54:07 / February 20, 2020 @ 9:54 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 201.04 km (125 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70007th0. Event ids that are associated: us70007th0.
Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Alabel (c. 43 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Glan (c. 24 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Malapatan (c. 19 400 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malalag, Cebuano, Tupi (min 5000 pop).
Each 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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km SE of Kalbay, Philippines.
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