A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Darapidap in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.65 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 19.65 km, 119.9427° East, 17.1807° North. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:02:45 / 8:02 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/06/20 / 2020-06-22 08:02:45 / June 22, 2020 @ 8:02 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000agb9. Unique identifier: us6000agb9.
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from La Trinidad (c. 41 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Tagudin (c. 35 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Aringay (c. 29 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 28 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Bauang (c. 17 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Trinidad, Monamon, Loacan.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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