A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Culasian in Philippines on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 05:19:25 / 5:19 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us600087il. Unique identifier: us600087il. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.23 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 124.6125° East, latitude 11.3326° North, depth = 44.23 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/20 / 2020-03-01 21:19:25 / March 1, 2020 @ 9:19 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 36 km (23 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Danao (c. 70 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Bogo (c. 23 600 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Cogan (c. 21 900 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Bantayan (c. 19 000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nangka, Lipayran, Danao (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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