6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Philippines

Earthquake location 7.2402S, 126.4615W

A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Manay in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.4615° East, latitude 7.2402° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:16:49 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 07:16:49 / September 8, 2018 @ 7:16 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000haxi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000haxi.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tamayong, Tamugan, Baracatan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop).

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/09/08/strong-earthquake-m6-1-quake-has-struck-near-manay-in-philippines/

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