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Moderate earthquake 5.1 mag, 5 km E of Tingloy, Philippines



Earthquake location 13.6536S, 120.9224WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Tingloy in Philippines. Event id: us10008ecq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008ecq. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 16:49:11 / April 4, 2017 @ 4:49 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.99 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 120.9224 East, latitude 13.6536 North, depth = 89.99 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:49:11 / 12:49 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Maria, San Juan, Manila. Epicenter of the earthquake was 106 km (66 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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: 5 km E of Tingloy, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.9224° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6536° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 89.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km E of Tingloy, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-04 16:49:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-04 17:34:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 403 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 8.754 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87 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 us10008ecq Id of event.
Event Code 10008ecq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008ecq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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