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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near General Luna in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.8764S, 126.3908WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/19 / 2019-02-08 12:45:39 / February 8, 2019 @ 12:45 pm. The earthquake occurred 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). Exact location of earthquake, 126.3908° East, 9.8764° North, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jfbr. Id of event: us2000jfbr. The temblor was reported at 20:45:39 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Luna (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Loreto, Mainit, Kitcharao (min 5000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km ENE of General Luna, 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 126.3908° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.8764° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km ENE of General Luna, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-08 12:45:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-08 13:06:08 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 400 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 2.902 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 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 us2000jfbr Id of event.
Event Code 2000jfbr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jfbr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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