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Moderate earthquake 5.1 mag, 5 km E of Hingatungan, Philippines



Earthquake location 10.5816S, 125.2361WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Hingatungan in Philippines on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 04:14:34 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 213.33 km (133 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20004zzx. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004zzx. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 20:14:34 / February 13, 2016 @ 8:14 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.2361 East, latitude 10.5816 North, depth = 213.33 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bien Unido, Maydolong, Babatngon (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 101 km (62 miles) from Carigara (c. 17 500 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km E of Hingatungan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.2361° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.5816° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 213.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km E of Hingatungan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-13 20:14:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-13 20:29:50 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 400 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 3.506 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 159 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 us20004zzx Id of event.
Event Code 20004zzx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004zzx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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