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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Pondaguitan in Philippines



Earthquake location 5.7844S, 127.2916WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 138 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (86 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 14:47:03 / April 11, 2017 @ 2:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:47:03 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 127.2916° East, 5.7844° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us10008ink. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008ink.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 138 km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.2916° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.7844° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 138km 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 2017-04-11 14:47:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-26 15:03:16 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 385 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 2.127 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 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 us10008ink Id of event.
Event Code 10008ink An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008ink, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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