A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us6000d1w4. Event ids that are associated: us6000d1w4. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 13:37:54 / December 22, 2020 @ 1:37 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.92 km (38 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:37:54 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.0826° East, 10.0681° North, depth 60.92 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kitcharao, Alegria, Mainit (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kitcharao (c. 7 200 pop).
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 fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km NE of Santa Monica, Philippines.
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