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Moderate earthquake, 5.7 mag strikes near Luzon, Philippines

Earthquake location 16.3814S, 119.8242WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Luzon, Philippines kilometers (0 miles) from Luzon, Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.8242 East, latitude 16.3814 North, depth = 23.48 km. The temblor was reported at 13:40:06 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 23.48 km (15 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006ui7. Unique identifier: us10006ui7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/10/16 / 2016-10-02 13:40:06 / October 2, 2016 @ 1:40 pm.

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mankayan, Santa Ines West, Amuñgan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Urdaneta (c. 101 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Manaoag (c. 59 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Paniqui (c. 48 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Binmaley (c. 44 000 pop).

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

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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: Luzon, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.8242° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.3814° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Luzon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-02 13:40:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-02 14:02:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 500 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 6.511 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 us10006ui7 Id of event.
Event Code 10006ui7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006ui7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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