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Moderate earthquake: M5.4 quake has struck near San Diego in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.0205S, 120.6243WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from San Diego in Philippines. The temblor was picked up at 12:25:54 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 137.09 km (85 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 120.6243° East, 14.0205° North, depth 137.09 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/18 / 2018-07-03 04:25:54 / July 3, 2018 @ 4:25 am. Id of earthquake: us2000fvfq. Event ids that are associated: us2000fvfq.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Manila (c. 10 444 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Quezon City (c. 2 761 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Taguig (c. 644 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Pasig City (c. 617 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Antipolo (c. 549 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Makati City (c. 510 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Dasmariñas (c. 441 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Castillejos, Sampaloc, San Simon (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 2 km S of San Diego, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.6243° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.0205° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 137.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km S of San Diego, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-03 04:25:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-03 04:38:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 16 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 454 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 8.451 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 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 us2000fvfq Id of event.
Event Code 2000fvfq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000fvfq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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