A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Samar, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Samar, Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 71.46 km, 124.5005° East, 12.987° North. Id of earthquake: us7000cnu3. Event ids that are associated: us7000cnu3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.46 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:37:24 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 14:37:24 / December 7, 2020 @ 2:37 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Jose, Gamay, Ligao (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Legaspi (c. 179 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Tabaco (c. 57 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from San Jose (c. 35 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Malilipot (c. 33 600 pop). Nearby 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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