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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Santa Monica in Philippines



Earthquake location 10.3541S, 126.0766WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Santa Monica in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ppq. Id of event: us20009ppq. Exact location, longitude 126.0766° East, latitude 10.3541° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:41:27 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 26/06/17 / 2017-06-26 07:41:27 / June 26, 2017 @ 7:41 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bacuag, Claver, Placer (min 5000 pop).

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 fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every 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: 37 km N of Santa Monica, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.0766° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.3541° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km N of Santa Monica, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-26 07:41:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-26 08:02:01 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 400 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 9.1 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 us20009ppq Id of event.
Event Code 20009ppq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009ppq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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