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Moderate earthquake, 5.6 mag strikes near Osias in Philippines



Earthquake location 7.668S, 124.7864WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Osias in Philippines. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.38 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008gsq. Id of event: us10008gsq. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:21:00 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 124.7864 East, latitude 7.668 North, depth = 6.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 21:21:00 / April 11, 2017 @ 9:21 pm.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coronon, Corocotan, Davao (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 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 two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 8 km NNW of Osias, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.7864° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.668° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NNW of Osias, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-11 21:21:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-11 21:38:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 486 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 0.985 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 us10008gsq Id of event.
Event Code 10008gsq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008gsq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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