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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag strikes near Hernani in Philippines

Earthquake location 11.5278S, 125.8578WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Hernani in Philippines on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:24:57 / 2:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000j9dk. Event ids that are associated: us2000j9dk. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.8578 East, latitude 11.5278 North, depth = 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/19 / 2019-01-27 06:24:57 / January 27, 2019 @ 6:24 am.

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Dolores (c. 9 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Oras (c. 9 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palo, Tanauan, Panalanoy.

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 one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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: 34 km NE of Hernani, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8578° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.5278° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km NE of Hernani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-27 06:24:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-27 06:45:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 401 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 4.438 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 74 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 us2000j9dk Id of event.
Event Code 2000j9dk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j9dk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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