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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag strikes near San Pedro in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.3643S, 126.4874WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from San Pedro in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 05/10/17 / 2017-10-05 11:17:28 / October 5, 2017 @ 11:17 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:17:28 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000b1f7. Unique identifier: us2000b1f7. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 126.4874° East, 7.3643° North.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gupitan, Davao, Santo Niño (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

Questions or comments?

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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km NW of San Pedro, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.4874° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.3643° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NW 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 2017-10-05 11:17:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-05 11:34:57 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 0.947 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us2000b1f7 Id of event.
Event Code 2000b1f7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000b1f7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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