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Moderate earthquake, 5.5 mag has occurred near Casay in Philippines

Earthquake location 13.2726S, 122.3008WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Casay in Philippines. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.21 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 122.3008° East, 13.2726° North, depth 23.21 km. Unique identifier: us6000d2wq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d2wq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 10:04:37 / December 25, 2020 @ 10:04 am UTC/GMT. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:04:37 / 10:04 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Lucena (c. 228 800 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Naga (c. 174 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pinamalayan (c. 43 500 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Pagbilao (c. 40 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Atimonan (c. 29 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Catanauan (c. 26 800 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Calabanga (c. 26 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Lopez (c. 25 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Agupit, Pantao, Victoria (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km W of Casay, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.3008° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.2726° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23 km W of Casay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-25 10:04:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-25 10:27:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.125 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 466 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 10.536 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 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 us6000d2wq Id of event.
Event Code 6000d2wq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d2wq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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