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Moderate earthquake: M5.7 quake has struck near Bagalangit in Philippines



Earthquake location 13.715S, 120.9011WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Bagalangit in Philippines on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.9011 East, latitude 13.715 North, depth = 40.36 km. 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: us10008fsc. Unique identifier: us10008fsc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.36 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 07:08:01 / April 8, 2017 @ 7:08 am. The temblor was detected at 15:08:01 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lambakin, Atimonan, Balanga (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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

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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: 2 km ENE of Bagalangit, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.9011° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.715° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km ENE of Bagalangit, 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 07:08:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-08 07:35:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.21 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 500 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 8.047 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 us10008fsc Id of event.
Event Code 10008fsc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008fsc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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