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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 8 km ESE of San Francisco, Philippines



Earthquake location 13.7502S, 122.3733WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from San Francisco in Philippines on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 13:00:46 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/16 / 2016-02-05 05:00:46 / February 5, 2016 @ 5:00 am. Exact location of earthquake, 122.3733° East, 13.7502° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004xzs. Unique identifier: us20004xzs.

Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Naga (c. 174 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Daet (c. 78 100 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Candelaria (c. 60 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Sariaya (c. 45 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Pagbilao (c. 40 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tayabas (c. 37 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Majayjay, Laiya, Masalukot Uno. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

Questions or comments?

How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km ESE of San Francisco, 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 122.3733° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.7502° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km ESE of San Francisco, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-05 05:00:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-05 05:18:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 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 7.349 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 us20004xzs Id of event.
Event Code 20004xzs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004xzs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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