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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag was detected near Kimanuit in Philippines



Earthquake location 7.7279S, 124.7914WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Kimanuit in Philippines on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 20:40:54 / April 15, 2017 @ 8:40 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10008hz7. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008hz7. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 124.7914° East, 7.7279° North. The temblor was picked up at 04:40:54 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bacolod, Magatos, Upi (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eleven 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. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km ESE of Kimanuit, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.7914° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.7279° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ESE of Kimanuit, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-15 20:40:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-15 20:59:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 401 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 1.018 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 us10008hz7 Id of event.
Event Code 10008hz7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008hz7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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