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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Uddiawan in Philippines

Earthquake location 16.5432S, 121.0467WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Uddiawan in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 121.0467° East, 16.5432° North, depth 43.15 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/06/16 / 2016-06-09 19:54:39 / June 9, 2016 @ 7:54 pm. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:54:39 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.15 km (27 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000638s. Id of event: us2000638s. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Domalanoan, Laur, Talavera (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Santiago (c. 108 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Urdaneta (c. 101 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Talavera (c. 64 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Manaoag (c. 59 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

Every 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 two and in the last 365 days five 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km W of Uddiawan, Philippines. This information 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 121.0467° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.5432° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km W of Uddiawan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-09 19:54:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-09 20:08:18 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 4.5 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 417 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 6.242 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us2000638s Id of event.
Event Code 2000638s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000638s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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