6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Tuy In The Philippines

A earthquake with magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tuy in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000a77i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a77i. Global time and date of event 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 05:28:25 / August 11, 2017 @ 5:28 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 168.15 km (104 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:28:25 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 120.709° East, latitude 14.0064° North, depth = 168.15 km.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from San Jose del Monte (c. 357 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Telabastagan, San Antonio, Calibutbut (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2017/08/11/strong-earthquake-6-2-mag-strikes-near-tuy-in-philippines/

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