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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag has occurred near Sulangan in Philippines

Earthquake location 10.7841S, 125.6991WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Sulangan in Philippines. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:31:44 / 1:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 05:31:44 / November 8, 2019 @ 5:31 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 54.25 km (34 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.6991 East, latitude 10.7841 North, depth = 54.25 km. Unique identifier: us6000690v. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000690v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alangalang, Baybay, Borongan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tanauan (c. 16 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Borongan (c. 16 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Abuyog (c. 15 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Burauen (c. 14 300 pop).

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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km SW of Sulangan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.6991° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.7841° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SW 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 2019-11-08 05:31:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-08 05:53:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 417 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 3.692 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 43 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 us6000690v Id of event.
Event Code 6000690v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000690v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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