A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Siocon in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 14:55:38 / March 3, 2020 @ 2:55 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 121.9849° East, latitude 7.7154° North, depth = 34.67 km. Id of earthquake: us600088p5. Event ids that are associated: us600088p5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.67 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:55:38 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Zamboanga (c. 457 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Recodo (c. 42 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Ipil (c. 19 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sangali (c. 14 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Labuan (c. 12 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Titay (c. 11 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Katipunan (c. 10 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salug, Talusan, Katipunan (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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