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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag has occurred near Wawa in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.6685S, 121.0021WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Wawa in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 121.0021 East, latitude 13.6685 North, depth = 84.19 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008ebu. Id of event: us10008ebu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 84.19 km (52 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:13:55 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 15:13:55 / April 4, 2017 @ 3:13 pm.

The epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quezon City, Limay, Del Monte (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 9 km SW of Wawa, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.0021° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6685° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 84.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SW of Wawa, 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 15:13:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-04 15:42:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 14 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 438 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 8.79 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 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 us10008ebu Id of event.
Event Code 10008ebu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008ebu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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