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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Bagulin in Philippines

Earthquake location 16.6253S, 120.4197WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Bagulin in Philippines on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 13:17:30 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 05:17:30 / May 28, 2020 @ 5:17 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77.83 km (48 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 120.4197° East, 16.6253° North, depth 77.83 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a0t7. Unique identifier: us6000a0t7.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vigan, Camiling, Sinilian First (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 30 km (18 miles) from Baguio (c. 272 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Urdaneta (c. 101 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Mangaldan (c. 88 800 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Manaoag (c. 59 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km NW of Bagulin, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.4197° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.6253° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 77.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NW of Bagulin, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-28 05:17:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-28 05:35:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 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 402 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 6.191 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 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 us6000a0t7 Id of event.
Event Code 6000a0t7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a0t7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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