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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag has occurred near Aras-asan in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.9322S, 126.6116WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Aras-asan in Philippines on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 02:18:13 / January 28, 2018 @ 2:18 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000cqiv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cqiv. Exact location of earthquake, 126.6116° East, 8.9322° North, depth 35 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:18:13 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Socorro, Lingig, Bayugan (min 5000 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km E of Aras-asan, Philippines. This data 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 126.6116° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.9322° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km E of Aras-asan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-28 02:18:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-28 02:34:10 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 2.114 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 117 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 us2000cqiv Id of event.
Event Code 2000cqiv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000cqiv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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