A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Basco in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bdq1. Id of event: us6000bdq1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:32:38 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 22:32:38 / August 12, 2020 @ 10:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 121.2699 East, latitude 19.9331 North, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Basco (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Basco (c. 7 300 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 92 km SW of Basco, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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