A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Pandan in Philippines. Exact location of event, longitude 124.0667 East, latitude 14.5014 North, depth = 9.23 km. Unique identifier: us70008cgc. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008cgc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.23 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 20:08:20 / March 19, 2020 @ 8:08 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 04:08:20 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 104 km (64 miles) from Virac (c. 15 100 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Lagonoy (c. 7 300 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Calatagan (c. 7 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Pandan (c. 5 100 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Calolbon (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lagonoy, Virac, Calatagan (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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