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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag has occurred near Pondaguitan in Philippines



Earthquake location 5.6031S, 126.8083WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 109 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (68 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006nlv. Id of event: us10006nlv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.74 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 16:29:09 / September 10, 2016 @ 4:29 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:29:09 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 126.8083° East, latitude 5.6031° North, depth = 83.74 km.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 109 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.8083° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.6031° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 83.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 109km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-10 16:29:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-10 16:46:12 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 432 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 1.901 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 us10006nlv Id of event.
Event Code 10006nlv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006nlv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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