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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Tingloy in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.6704S, 120.8176WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Tingloy in Philippines on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 193.27 km, 120.8176° East, 13.6704° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 193.27 km (120 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000atke. Event ids that are associated: us2000atke. The temblor was reported at 21:30:34 / 9:30 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 13:30:34 / September 23, 2017 @ 1:30 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cainta, San Juan, Paete (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 105 km (65 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 101 km (62 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Bacoor (c. 357 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Calamba (c. 316 600 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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: 5 km W of Tingloy, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.8176° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.6704° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 193.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km W of Tingloy, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-23 13:30:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-23 13:52:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 8.743 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 us2000atke Id of event.
Event Code 2000atke An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000atke, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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