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Moderate earthquake: M5.1 quake has struck near Darapidap in Philippines

Earthquake location 17.1807S, 119.9427WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Darapidap in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.65 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 19.65 km, 119.9427° East, 17.1807° North. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:02:45 / 8:02 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/06/20 / 2020-06-22 08:02:45 / June 22, 2020 @ 8:02 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000agb9. Unique identifier: us6000agb9.

Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from La Trinidad (c. 41 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Tagudin (c. 35 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Aringay (c. 29 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 28 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Bauang (c. 17 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Trinidad, Monamon, Loacan.

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 50 km W of Darapidap, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.9427° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.1807° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50 km W of Darapidap, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-22 08:02:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-22 08:21:29 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 5.709 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us6000agb9 Id of event.
Event Code 6000agb9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000agb9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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