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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag strikes near Mabua in Philippines



Earthquake location 9.8276S, 125.4083WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Mabua in Philippines. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 20:04:02 / February 13, 2017 @ 8:04 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.3 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:04:02 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 41.3 km, 125.4083° East, 9.8276° North. 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: us20008jk1. Unique identifier: us20008jk1.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mambajao, Butuan, Libertad (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Buenavista (c. 18 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km WNW of Mabua, 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 125.4083° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.8276° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km WNW of Mabua, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-13 20:04:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-13 23:43:00 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 2.745 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 us20008jk1 Id of event.
Event Code 20008jk1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008jk1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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