San Isidro Fault Continues To Rumble, This Time A Mag 5

Earthquake location 10.4112S, 126.1873W

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from San Isidro in Philippines. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h34j. Id of event: us1000h34j. Exact location of event, longitude 126.1873 East, latitude 10.4112 North, depth = 35 km. Global time and date of event 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 04:44:31 / September 27, 2018 @ 4:44 am UTC/GMT. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:44:31 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 103 km (64 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Loreto (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Surigao, Socorro, Guiuan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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