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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Aras-asan in Philippines

Earthquake location 8.8883S, 126.998WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Aras-asan in Philippines on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.998° East, 8.8883° North, depth 35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003gv1. Id of event: us70003gv1. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:56:07 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/05/19 / 2019-05-05 01:56:07 / May 5, 2019 @ 1:56 am.

The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Hinatuan (c. 10 100 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Barobo (c. 9 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barobo, Lianga, Tagbina (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 76 km E of Aras-asan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.998° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.8883° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km E of Aras-asan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-05 01:56:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-05 02:16:22 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 385 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 2.289 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 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 us70003gv1 Id of event.
Event Code 70003gv1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003gv1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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