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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag has occurred near Davila in Philippines

Earthquake location 19.0156S, 120.3083WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Davila in Philippines on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 120.3083 East, latitude 19.0156 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7r3. Id of event: us6000d7r3. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:38:13 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 13:38:13 / January 12, 2021 @ 1:38 pm.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (60 miles) from Laoag (c. 102 100 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Bacarra (c. 9 600 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Sarrat (c. 5 800 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Pasuquin (c. 5 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Vintar (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarrat, San Nicolas, Laoag (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 66 km NNW of Davila, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.3083° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0156° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66 km NNW of Davila, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-12 13:38:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-12 13:58:02 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 385 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 3.851 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000d7r3 Id of event.
Event Code 6000d7r3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d7r3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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