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Moderate earthquake: M5.4 quake has struck near San Remigio in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.8833S, 122.1769WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from San Remigio in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/08/16 / 2016-08-15 11:32:04 / August 15, 2016 @ 11:32 am. Event id: us10006dwi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006dwi. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:32:04 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49.4 km (31 miles). Exact location of event, depth 49.4 km, 122.1769° East, 10.8833° North.

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Bacolod City (c. 454 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mansilingan (c. 454 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Iloilo (c. 387 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bago City (c. 150 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Roxas City (c. 102 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Victorias (c. 86 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Binonga (c. 84 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gibong, Aguisan, Minuyan (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km ENE of San Remigio, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.1769° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.8833° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km ENE of San Remigio, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-15 11:32:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-15 12:01:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 19 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 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 456 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 5.064 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 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 us10006dwi Id of event.
Event Code 10006dwi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006dwi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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