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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag has occurred near Marihatag in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.6973S, 126.7819WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Marihatag in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.7819 East, latitude 8.6973 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 13:41:13 / October 29, 2018 @ 1:41 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:41:13 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hiie. Id of event: us1000hiie.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Trento, Cateel, Salvacion (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Trento (c. 15 900 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Bunawan (c. 15 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 54 km ESE of Marihatag, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.7819° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.6973° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km ESE of Marihatag, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-29 13:41:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-29 13:58:30 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 432 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 2.008 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us1000hiie Id of event.
Event Code 1000hiie An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hiie, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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