A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from San Luis in Philippines. Global time and date of event 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 02:10:27 / May 23, 2020 @ 2:10 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.68 km (30 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009nx5. Unique identifier: us70009nx5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 121.6175° East, 15.6098° North, depth 47.68 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:10:27 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bustos, Arayat, Tayug (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Cabanatuan City (c. 220 300 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Arayat (c. 88 000 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Norzagaray (c. 79 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Gapan (c. 79 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Antonio (c. 67 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Ildefonso (c. 65 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from San Miguel (c. 65 700 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km SE of San Luis, Philippines.
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