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Moderate earthquake: M5.3 quake strikes near Biga in Philippines



Earthquake location 13.9105S, 120.6628WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (mg/mb) was reported Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Biga in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 08:27:22 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 151.05 km (94 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-18 12:27:22 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 120.6628 East, latitude 13.9105 North, depth 151.05 km.

Close countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dinalupihan, Sampaloc, Kalayaan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.6628° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.9105° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 151.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km ENE of Biga, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-18 00:27:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-18 00:48:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 432 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources us A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 8.868 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000tgvr Id of event.
Event Code c000tgvr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000tgvr A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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