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Moderate earthquake: M5.2 quake has struck near Carlagan in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.9826S, 122.2051WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Carlagan in Philippines on Friday. Exact location, longitude 122.2051° East, latitude 14.9826° North, depth = 32.33 km. Id of earthquake: us70005fry. Event ids that are associated: us70005fry. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/19 / 2019-09-13 08:28:15 / September 13, 2019 @ 8:28 am UTC/GMT. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:28:15 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.33 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 102 km (63 miles) from Mauban (c. 32 700 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Paete (c. 26 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Jose Pañganiban (c. 21 200 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Sampaloc (c. 20 200 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Pangil (c. 19 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Santa Elena (c. 14 600 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Mabitac (c. 12 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gabaldon, Mabitac, Paete (min 5000 pop).

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. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 17 km E of Carlagan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.2051° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.9826° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km E of Carlagan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-13 08:28:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-13 08:49:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 13 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 420 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 7.866 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us70005fry Id of event.
Event Code 70005fry An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005fry, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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