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Moderate earthquake: M5 quake has struck near Lila in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.4904S, 124.0928WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lila in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 528.08 km (328 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.0928 East, latitude 9.4904 North, depth = 528.08 km. Unique identifier: us2000a6rc. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a6rc. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 00:43:19 / August 10, 2017 @ 12:43 am. The temblor was reported at 08:43:19 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Cebu City (c. 798 600 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Lapu-Lapu City (c. 350 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Mandaue City (c. 331 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Talisay (c. 133 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Dumaguete (c. 113 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tagbilaran City (c. 86 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Minglanilla (c. 62 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salay, Pinamungahan, Tanjay (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 11 km S of Lila, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.0928° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.4904° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 528.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km S of Lila, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-10 00:43:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-10 01:01:17 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 2.819 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 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 us2000a6rc Id of event.
Event Code 2000a6rc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a6rc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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