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Major earthquake 7 mag, 210 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines

Earthquake location 5.0074S, 127.5174WA major earthquake magnitude 7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 210 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines (130 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 127.5174° East, 5.0074° North, depth 95.81 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 95.81 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pt21021050, at00qnaaek, us7000d20e. Unique identifier: us7000d20e. A tsunami warning has been issued near Pondaguitan in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:23:05 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 12:23:05 / January 21, 2021 @ 12:23 pm.

Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. There are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 210 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 127.5174° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.0074° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 95.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 210 km SE of Pondaguitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-21 12:23:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-21 12:46:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 16 The total number of felt reports
CDI 6.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.458 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 1 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 764 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 ,pt,at,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 2.813 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 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 us7000d20e Id of event.
Event Code 7000d20e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt21021050,at00qnaaek,us7000d20e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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