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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag strikes near San Francisco in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.7556S, 125.3341WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from San Francisco in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 00:24:22 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.3341 East, latitude 9.7556 North, depth = 51.95 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000g1bl. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000g1bl. The epicenter was at a depth of 51.95 km (32 miles). Global time and date of event 10/07/18 / 2018-07-10 16:24:22 / July 10, 2018 @ 4:24 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mariano, Lunao, Taligaman (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Mariano (c. 70 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Buenavista (c. 18 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Maasin (c. 18 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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: 10 km WSW of San Francisco, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.3341° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.7556° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 51.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km WSW of San Francisco, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-10 16:24:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-10 16:44:32 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 400 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 2.679 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 106 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 us2000g1bl Id of event.
Event Code 2000g1bl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000g1bl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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