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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 14 km NNW of Wawa, Philippines

Earthquake location 13.5882S, 120.7064WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Wawa in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/16 / 2016-10-08 07:32:53 / October 8, 2016 @ 7:32 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 162.24 km (101 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 120.7064° East, 13.5882° North, depth 162.24 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:32:53 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20007crs. Event ids that are associated: us20007crs.

Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Pedro (c. 270 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Batangas (c. 237 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 216 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Imus (c. 216 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Majayjay, Cavite City, Pila.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km NNW of Wawa, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.7064° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.5882° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 162.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NNW of Wawa, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-08 07:32:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-08 07:50:37 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 8.057 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us20007crs Id of event.
Event Code 20007crs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007crs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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