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Moderate earthquake 5.5 mag, 29 km NW of Siocon, Philippines

Earthquake location 7.8755S, 121.9233WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Siocon in Philippines on Monday. The temblor was detected at 11:11:55 / 11:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000j0yp. Event ids that are associated: us2000j0yp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/19 / 2019-01-07 03:11:55 / January 7, 2019 @ 3:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 121.9233 East, latitude 7.8755 North, depth = 35 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Talusan, Zamboanga, Taluksangay (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 109 km (67 miles) from Zamboanga (c. 457 600 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Recodo (c. 42 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ipil (c. 19 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Sangali (c. 14 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Labuan (c. 12 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Titay (c. 11 500 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Katipunan (c. 10 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vitali (c. 9 700 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 29 km NW of Siocon, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.9233° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.8755° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km NW of Siocon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-07 03:11:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-07 03:32:52 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 4.34 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 465 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 3.712 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us2000j0yp Id of event.
Event Code 2000j0yp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j0yp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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