A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Ilioilio in Philippines. Event id: us600084cv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600084cv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 119.2185° East, 15.8766° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 00:23:32 / February 26, 2020 @ 12:23 am. The temblor was reported at 08:23:32 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from Agoo (c. 29 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Santa Cruz (c. 26 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Amuñgan (c. 12 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Alaminos (c. 10 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Zaragoza (c. 7 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magtaking, Iba, Amuñgan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 59 km W of Ilioilio, Philippines.
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