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Earthquake: M 5.2 quake strikes near Kalbay in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.7542S, 125.4232WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (mg/mb) was reported Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Kalbay in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 01:20:28 / 1:20 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 82.66 km (51 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-21 05:20:28 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 125.4232 East, latitude 5.7542 North, depth 82.66 km.

Close countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Maluñgun (c. 52 200 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maitum, Dahay, Koronadal.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.4232° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.7542° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 82.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km WNW of Kalbay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-21 05:20:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-21 05:38:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 417 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 5.315 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 usc000thq4 Id of event.
Event Code c000thq4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000thq4 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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