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Moderate earthquake: M5 quake has struck near Lapinigan in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.4607S, 125.9674WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Lapinigan in Philippines on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006ka9. Event ids that are associated: us10006ka9. The temblor was detected at 15:54:37 / 3:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 07:54:37 / September 4, 2016 @ 7:54 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 125.9674° East, 8.4607° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Malaybalay (c. 61 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magatos, Manat, Mariano. Close 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 4 km NNW of Lapinigan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.9674° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.4607° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NNW of Lapinigan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-04 07:54:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-04 08:24:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 385 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 1.434 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us10006ka9 Id of event.
Event Code 10006ka9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006ka9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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