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Moderate earthquake, 5.6 mag strikes near Cabodiongan in Philippines



Earthquake location 13.0239S, 125.3618WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Cabodiongan in Philippines. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:43:54 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.3618 East, latitude 13.0239 North, depth = 8.23 km. Global time and date of event 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 00:43:54 / April 10, 2017 @ 12:43 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.23 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: us10008g4x. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008g4x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Pambujan (c. 10 800 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Gamay (c. 9 100 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Oras (c. 9 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Palapag (c. 8 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mondragon (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dolores, Oras, Catarman. Nearby 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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 52 km NE of Cabodiongan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.3618° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.0239° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km NE of Cabodiongan, 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 00:43:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-10 01:11:13 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 4.17 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 482 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 5.92 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 12 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008g4x Id of event.
Event Code 10008g4x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008g4x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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