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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Pondaguitan in Philippines

Earthquake location 5.4983S, 126.6753WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 110 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (68 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:34:45 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.6753 East, latitude 5.4983 North, depth = 56.99 km. Unique identifier: us70007usp. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007usp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.99 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 15:34:45 / February 22, 2020 @ 3:34 pm.

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

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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: 110 km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.6753° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.4983° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 56.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 110km SSE of Pondaguitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-22 15:34:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-22 15:48:04 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 416 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 1.903 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us70007usp Id of event.
Event Code 70007usp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007usp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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