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Moderate earthquake, 5.5 mag was detected near Sulangan in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.5936S, 125.8813WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.8813 East, latitude 10.5936 North, depth = 57.74 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.74 km (36 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:16:53 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000k89w. Event ids that are associated: us2000k89w. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/04/19 / 2019-04-01 02:16:53 / April 1, 2019 @ 2:16 am.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tanauan, Maydolong, Placer. Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 99 km (61 miles) from Surigao (c. 87 800 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Guiuan (c. 11 000 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Placer (c. 10 400 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Dulag (c. 10 200 pop), 109 km (67 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 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 five and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km S of Sulangan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.8813° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.5936° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km S of Sulangan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-01 02:16:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-01 02:47:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.885 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 469 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 3.514 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 us2000k89w Id of event.
Event Code 2000k89w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000k89w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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