A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Sarangani in Philippines. Exact location, longitude 126.106° East, latitude 5.2691° North, depth = 92.76 km. Event id: us70009lmq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009lmq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 12:45:07 / May 20, 2020 @ 12:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:45:07 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 92.76 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Caburan (c. 12 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sarangani (c. 7 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Pangyan (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pangyan, Caburan, Sarangani (min 5000 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 four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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