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Moderate earthquake, 5.7 mag has occurred near Binabalian Ricor in Philippines

Earthquake location 16.456S, 119.9274WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Binabalian Ricor in Philippines on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 35.26 km, 119.9274° East, 16.456° North. Event id: us10003vl4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003vl4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/11/15 / 2015-11-07 19:40:12 / November 7, 2015 @ 7:40 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.26 km (22 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:40:12 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Urdaneta (c. 101 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Manaoag (c. 59 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Paniqui (c. 48 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Binmaley (c. 44 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Ines West, Monamon, Paniqui (min 5000 pop).

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

Questions or comments?

How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km N of Binabalian Ricor, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.9274° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.456° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.26 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km N of Binabalian Ricor, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-11-07 19:40:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-07 19:59:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.02 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 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 501 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 6.421 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 us10003vl4 Id of event.
Event Code 10003vl4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003vl4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.


  1. Roseatte

    There were no damages caused by the earthquake here in San Fabian, Psngasinan but I have felt it.

  2. Melanie

    I am from new living in tondol near anda.the earthquake woke me up the whole bed and house was damage.i felt two different earthquakes.

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