A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 105 kilometers (65 miles) from San Nicolas in Philippines on Friday. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:00:47 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/03/20 / 2020-03-12 22:00:47 / March 12, 2020 @ 10:00 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 119.1504° East, 14.649° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us60008epc. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008epc.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Narciso, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 106 km (66 miles) from San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from San Narciso (c. 15 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 105 km WSW of San Nicolas, Philippines.
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