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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 5 km W of Ilijan, Philippines

Earthquake location 13.6284S, 121.0227WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Ilijan in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 20:58:53 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 121.0227 East, latitude 13.6284 North, depth = 81.58 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.58 km (51 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 12:58:53 / April 4, 2017 @ 12:58 pm. Unique identifier: us10008ea7. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008ea7.

Epicenter of the event was 100 km (62 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Antipolo, Sampaloc, Pasig City. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 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 four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km W of Ilijan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.0227° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6284° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 81.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km W of Ilijan, 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 12:58:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-04 13:29:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 161 The total number of felt reports
CDI 6 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 513 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 8.758 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 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 us10008ea7 Id of event.
Event Code 10008ea7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008ea7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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