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Moderate earthquake: M5.2 quake has struck near Claveria in Philippines



Earthquake location 19.1566S, 121.1054WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Claveria in Philippines on Monday. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:36:15 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004b6k. Id of event: us10004b6k. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 14:36:15 / January 4, 2016 @ 2:36 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.12 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 121.1054 East, latitude 19.1566 North, depth = 22.12 km.

Event epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Pasuquin (c. 5 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aparri, Pasuquin, Ballesteros. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 60 km N of Claveria, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.1054° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1566° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km N of Claveria, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-04 14:36:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-04 15:02:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 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 416 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 3.642 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 119 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 us10004b6k Id of event.
Event Code 10004b6k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004b6k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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