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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag strikes near Llorente in Philippines

Earthquake location 11.4845S, 125.7057WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Llorente in Philippines on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.89 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/16 / 2016-12-22 03:02:31 / December 22, 2016 @ 3:02 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007lwh. Unique identifier: us10007lwh. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:02:31 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 69.89 km, 125.7057° East, 11.4845° North.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Dulag (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alangalang, Catbalogan, Dulag.

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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen 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 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: 19 km ENE of Llorente, Philippines. This information 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 125.7057° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.4845° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 69.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km ENE of Llorente, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-22 03:02:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-22 03:23:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 4.388 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 103 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 us10007lwh Id of event.
Event Code 10007lwh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007lwh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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