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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag strikes near Marihatag in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.6692S, 126.7523WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Marihatag in Philippines. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:51:46 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 14:51:46 / October 29, 2018 @ 2:51 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hij6. Id of event: us1000hij6. Exact location, longitude 126.7523° East, latitude 8.6692° North, depth = 10 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Talacogon, Bayugan, Taytayan. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Trento (c. 15 900 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Talacogon (c. 15 600 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km ESE of Marihatag, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.7523° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.6692° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km 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 14:51:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-29 15:15:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 1.968 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us1000hij6 Id of event.
Event Code 1000hij6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hij6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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