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Moderate earthquake: M5.2 quake has struck near Litayan in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.3022S, 123.7386WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Litayan in Philippines on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 570.48 km (354 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/06/18 / 2018-06-01 10:21:38 / June 1, 2018 @ 10:21 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000egdu. Id of event: us1000egdu. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:21:38 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 123.7386° East, 7.3022° North, depth 570.48 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Pagadian (c. 186 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Muricay (c. 132 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ozamiz City (c. 93 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maria Cristina, Esperanza, Pikit (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 32 km W of Litayan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.7386° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.3022° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 570.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km W of Litayan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-01 10:21:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-01 10:34:52 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 1.84 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 us1000egdu Id of event.
Event Code 1000egdu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000egdu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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