A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes Philippine Islands region kilometers (0 miles) from Philippine Islands region on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.2388 East, latitude 10.184 North, depth = 67.79 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:18:28 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.79 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cdq5. Unique identifier: us7000cdq5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 07:18:28 / November 12, 2020 @ 7:18 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (57 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Kitcharao (c. 7 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kitcharao, Alegria, Mainit (min 5000 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 fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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