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Moderate earthquake: M5.1 quake has struck near Rosario in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.8257S, 122.2957WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Rosario in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.97 km (28 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 122.2957° East, 13.8257° North, depth 44.97 km. Global time and date of event 04/02/16 / 2016-02-04 22:41:39 / February 4, 2016 @ 10:41 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004xxv. Unique identifier: us20004xxv. The temblor was picked up at 06:41:39 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paete, Lalig, Maulawin. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Naga (c. 174 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Daet (c. 78 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Candelaria (c. 60 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sariaya (c. 45 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Pagbilao (c. 40 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tayabas (c. 37 300 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km SSE of Rosario, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.2957° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.8257° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km SSE of Rosario, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-04 22:41:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-04 23:03:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 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 401 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 7.449 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 us20004xxv Id of event.
Event Code 20004xxv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004xxv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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