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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag strikes near Pondaguitan in Philippines



Earthquake location 5.7219S, 127.1794WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 131 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (81 miles). Exact location of event, depth 44.57 km, 127.1794° East, 5.7219° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.57 km (28 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008g7n. Id of event: us10008g7n. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 11:08:17 / April 10, 2017 @ 11:08 am. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:08:17 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 131 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.1794° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.7219° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 131km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-10 11:08:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-10 11:33:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 416 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 2.079 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 us10008g7n Id of event.
Event Code 10008g7n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008g7n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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