A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 57.69 km, 126.073° East, 9.9825° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57.69 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 04/11/20 / 2020-11-04 18:27:49 / November 4, 2020 @ 6:27 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000caeb. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000caeb. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:27:49 / 6:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tandag, Kitcharao, Alegria (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 5 km SE of Santa Monica, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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