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Moderate earthquake, 5.8 mag strikes near Balitoc in Philippines



Earthquake location 13.8631S, 120.6344WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Balitoc in Philippines on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/15 / 2015-10-19 13:50:41 / October 19, 2015 @ 1:50 pm. The temblor was detected at 21:50:41 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003pnb. Id of event: us10003pnb. Exact location of event, depth 105.52 km, 120.6344° East, 13.8631° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105.52 km (66 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calumpit, Pulilan, Santa Cruz (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 115 km (71 miles) from San Jose del Monte (c. 357 800 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 0 km WNW of Balitoc, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.6344° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.8631° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 105.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km WNW of Balitoc, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-19 13:50:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-19 14:21:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 115 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.13 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 0 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 570 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 8.916 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.31 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 mwb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10003pnb Id of event.
Event Code 10003pnb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003pnb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. Mark

    I called my cousin in telephone and few second she said earthquake! and I’m scared about the because It thought it is now “The Big One” thanks god it was not, she is from Pasay City,Metro Manila

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