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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag was detected near Claveria in Philippines

Earthquake location 19.2698S, 121.0869WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Claveria in Philippines. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/19 / 2019-04-15 01:33:01 / April 15, 2019 @ 1:33 am. Unique identifier: us7000364b. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000364b. Exact location of event, depth 17.43 km, 121.0869° East, 19.2698° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.43 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:33:01 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ballesteros, Cabaritan East, Claveria. Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 105 km (66 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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 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: 73 km N of Claveria, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.0869° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2698° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 73km N of Claveria, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-15 01:33:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-15 01:52:20 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 3.53 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 us7000364b Id of event.
Event Code 7000364b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000364b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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