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Strong earthquake, 6.2 mag strikes near Tuy in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.0064S, 120.709WA earthquake with magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Tuy in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000a77i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a77i. Global time and date of event 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 05:28:25 / August 11, 2017 @ 5:28 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 168.15 km (104 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:28:25 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 120.709° East, latitude 14.0064° North, depth = 168.15 km.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from San Jose del Monte (c. 357 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Telabastagan, San Antonio, Calibutbut (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km WSW of Tuy, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.709° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.0064° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 168.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km WSW of Tuy, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-11 05:28:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-11 05:48:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 87 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.08 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 635 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 8.391 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 23 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 us2000a77i Id of event.
Event Code 2000a77i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a77i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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