A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Bantogon in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 07:22:30 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 123.479° East, 6.4592° North, depth 580.28 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 07:22:30 / August 16, 2020 @ 7:22 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 580.28 km (361 miles). Event id: us6000bfin. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bfin.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Upi, South Upi, Puloypuloy. Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Kalamansig (c. 12 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from South Upi (c. 12 500 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Upi (c. 9 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Bantogon (c. 5 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Puloypuloy (c. 5 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 61 km W of Bantogon, Philippines.
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