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Moderate earthquake: M5.9 quake has struck near San Pedro in Philippines



Earthquake location 10.989S, 124.7716WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from San Pedro in Philippines. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100098gc. Id of event: us100098gc. The temblor was detected at 09:41:49 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.66 km (8 miles). Global time and date of event 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 01:41:49 / July 10, 2017 @ 1:41 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 124.7716° East, 10.989° North, depth 12.66 km.

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Patao, Mandaue City, Lunas (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 117 km (73 miles) from Lapu-Lapu City (c. 350 500 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Mandaue City (c. 331 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Danao (c. 70 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Liloan (c. 49 200 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Consolacion (c. 48 600 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 6 km WNW of San Pedro, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.7716° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.989° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km WNW of San Pedro, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-10 01:41:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-10 02:05:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 19 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.21 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 543 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 3.975 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 51 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us100098gc Id of event.
Event Code 100098gc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100098gc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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