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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag has occurred near Taysan in Philippines



Earthquake location 13.8005S, 121.1806WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Taysan in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us10008fse. Event ids that are associated: us10008fse. Exact location of event, longitude 121.1806 East, latitude 13.8005 North, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 07:29:12 / April 8, 2017 @ 7:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:29:12 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Obando, Macalelon, Rodriguez. Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop).

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

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km WNW of Taysan, 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 121.1806° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.8005° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km WNW of Taysan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-08 07:29:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-08 07:45:50 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 8.967 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 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 us10008fse Id of event.
Event Code 10008fse An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008fse, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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