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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag has occurred near Cabodiongan in Philippines

Earthquake location 12.8402S, 124.9479WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Cabodiongan in Philippines. Exact location of earthquake, 124.9479° East, 12.8402° North, depth 39.31 km. 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 39.31 km (24 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/19 / 2019-08-02 17:28:23 / August 2, 2019 @ 5:28 pm. The temblor was picked up at 01:28:23 / 1:28 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60004zqn. Unique identifier: us60004zqn.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 105 km (65 miles) from Sorsogon (c. 82 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 101 km (62 miles) from Irosin (c. 20 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Laoang (c. 16 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Gubat (c. 14 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Pambujan (c. 10 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sorsogon, Casiguran, Balete (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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km NNW of Cabodiongan, 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 124.9479° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.8402° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NNW of Cabodiongan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-02 17:28:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-02 17:47:21 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 5.767 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 us60004zqn Id of event.
Event Code 60004zqn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004zqn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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