A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 110 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (68 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:34:45 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.6753 East, latitude 5.4983 North, depth = 56.99 km. Unique identifier: us70007usp. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007usp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.99 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 15:34:45 / February 22, 2020 @ 3:34 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 110 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.
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