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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Kabayan in Philippines

Earthquake location 16.5748S, 120.959WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Kabayan in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:52:09 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200063mg. Id of event: us200063mg. Exact location of earthquake, 120.959° East, 16.5748° North, depth 51.82 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/06/16 / 2016-06-10 18:52:09 / June 10, 2016 @ 6:52 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51.82 km (32 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tamayo, Naguilian, Magtaking (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Santiago (c. 108 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Urdaneta (c. 101 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Manaoag (c. 59 100 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 13 km ESE of Kabayan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.959° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.5748° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 51.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km ESE of Kabayan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-10 18:52:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-10 20:04:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 6.211 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 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 us200063mg Id of event.
Event Code 200063mg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200063mg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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