A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Namuac in Philippines on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 20:57:12 / August 28, 2020 @ 8:57 pm. Exact location, longitude 121.1546° East, latitude 19.1247° North, depth = 13.72 km. The temblor was detected at 20:57:12 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000beld. Id of event: us7000beld. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.72 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 100 km (62 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 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 Aparri, Ballesteros, Cabaritan East.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 56 km N of Namuac, Philippines.
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