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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag strikes near Pindangan in Philippines

Earthquake location 15.8487S, 120.5481WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Pindangan in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 120.5481° East, 15.8487° North, depth 123.81 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:25:20 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 123.81 km (77 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000je43. Unique identifier: us2000je43. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/19 / 2019-02-06 10:25:20 / February 6, 2019 @ 10:25 am UTC/GMT.

The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Angeles City (c. 299 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santol (c. 299 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Fernando (c. 251 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Cabanatuan City (c. 220 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Mabalacat City (c. 188 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Tarlac City (c. 183 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Culianin, Balsic, Pulilan (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 1 km SSW of Pindangan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.5481° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.8487° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 123.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SSW of Pindangan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-06 10:25:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-06 10:44:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 449 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 6.95 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us2000je43 Id of event.
Event Code 2000je43 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000je43, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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