A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Aras-asan in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.4388 East, latitude 8.9465 North, depth = 77.18 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 14:26:46 / January 24, 2021 @ 2:26 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:26:46 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000d2x8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2x8. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 77.18 km (48 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Loreto, Claver, Libertad. Earthquake epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 15 km ENE of Aras-asan, Philippines.
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