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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 61 km N of Namuac, Philippines



Earthquake location 19.1676S, 121.1592WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Namuac in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007msf. Id of event: us10007msf. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 121.1592° East, latitude 19.1676° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/12/16 / 2016-12-26 01:23:35 / December 26, 2016 @ 1:23 am UTC/GMT. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:23:35 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter).

Close 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 Aparri, Ballesteros, Cabaritan East. The epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 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 two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 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: 61 km N of Namuac, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.1592° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1676° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61km N of Namuac, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-26 01:23:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-26 01:40:51 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 416 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 3.632 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 us10007msf Id of event.
Event Code 10007msf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007msf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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