A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Cortes in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 02:27:36 / September 24, 2020 @ 2:27 am. Exact location of event, longitude 126.4105 East, latitude 9.3036 North, depth = 50 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 50 km (31 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000c362. Event ids that are associated: us6000c362. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:27:36 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hinatuan, Butuan, Magallanes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km E of Cortes, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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