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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Awallan in Philippines



Earthquake location 17.8842S, 122.2737WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Awallan in Philippines. Id of earthquake: us2000e0ms. Event ids that are associated: us2000e0ms. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:43:56 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 40.7 km, 122.2737° East, 17.8842° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.7 km (25 miles). Global time and date of event 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 19:43:56 / April 15, 2018 @ 7:43 pm UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Burgos, Muñoz East, Naguilian. The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Tuguegarao City (c. 115 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Ilagan (c. 72 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Solana (c. 71 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Tabuk (c. 27 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cabagan (c. 25 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Magapit, Aguiguican (c. 13 700 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 38 km E of Awallan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.2737° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.8842° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km E of Awallan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-15 19:43:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-15 20:01:11 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 416 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 5.034 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 111 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 us2000e0ms Id of event.
Event Code 2000e0ms An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000e0ms, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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