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Strong earthquake, 6.1 mag has occurred near Pandan in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.4969S, 123.9312WA earthquake with magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) was reported 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Pandan in Philippines on Saturday. The 6.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:19:04 / 2:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.9312 East, latitude 14.4969 North, depth = 17.87 km. Global time and date of event 05/05/18 / 2018-05-05 06:19:04 / May 5, 2018 @ 6:19 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dym9. Unique identifier: us1000dym9. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.87 km (11 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magarao, Tiwi, Calabanga (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 114 km (71 miles) from Daet (c. 78 100 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Calabanga (c. 26 800 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Goa (c. 20 900 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Mercedes (c. 17 000 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Tiwi (c. 16 800 pop), 123 km (76 miles) from Magarao (c. 15 200 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Virac (c. 15 100 pop), 116 km (72 miles) from Vinzons (c. 13 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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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: 56 km NNW of Pandan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.9312° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.4969° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km NNW of Pandan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-05 06:19:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-05 06:37:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.35 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 576 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 7.556 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 us1000dym9 Id of event.
Event Code 1000dym9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dym9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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