A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Cortes in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.944 East, latitude 9.4123 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000bql5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bql5. Global time and date of event 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 22:21:49 / September 20, 2020 @ 10:21 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:21:49 / 10:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cantilan, Dapa, Aras-asan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two 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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