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Moderate earthquake, 5.7 mag has occurred near La Paz in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.0218S, 126.2704WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Paz in Philippines. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b4ug. Unique identifier: us6000b4ug. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 17:32:44 / July 27, 2020 @ 5:32 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.2704 East, latitude 9.0218 North, depth = 38.97 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 38.97 km (24 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:32:44 / 5:32 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salvacion, Veruela, Trento. The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Butuan (c. 309 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Libertad (c. 250 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bayugan (c. 40 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Cabadbaran (c. 31 100 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Buenavista (c. 18 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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 N of La Paz, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.2704° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.0218° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km N of La Paz, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-27 17:32:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-27 17:52:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.248 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 501 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 2.056 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 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 us6000b4ug Id of event.
Event Code 6000b4ug An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b4ug, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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