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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag strikes near Ligaya in Philippines

Earthquake location 12.6766S, 120.8562WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Ligaya in Philippines on Friday. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:38:02 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/06/20 / 2020-06-05 13:38:02 / June 5, 2020 @ 1:38 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 120.8562° East, 12.6766° North, depth 40.42 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.42 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000a6ih. Event ids that are associated: us6000a6ih.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coron, Semirara, Calapan (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from San Jose (c. 118 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Calapan (c. 66 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Pinamalayan (c. 43 500 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Sablayan (c. 38 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Mamburao (c. 23 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mansalay (c. 23 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Roxas (c. 14 300 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 4 km WNW of Ligaya, Philippines. This information 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 120.8562° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 12.6766° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km WNW of Ligaya, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-05 13:38:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-05 13:52:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 400 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 7.258 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 109 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 us6000a6ih Id of event.
Event Code 6000a6ih An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a6ih, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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