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Moderate earthquake, 5.6 mag was detected near Pondaguitan in Philippines



Earthquake location 5.6768S, 127.0893WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 126 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (78 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 22:42:16 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 9.58 km, 127.0893° East, 5.6768° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 14:42:16 / April 11, 2017 @ 2:42 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008gkz. Unique identifier: us10008gkz. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.58 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 126 km SE of Pondaguitan, 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 127.0893° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.6768° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 126km SE 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 2017-04-11 14:42:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-11 15:08:14 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 3.65 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 2.041 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us10008gkz Id of event.
Event Code 10008gkz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008gkz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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