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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag strikes near Paracale in Philippines

Earthquake location 14.5303S, 122.9636WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Paracale in Philippines. The temblor was detected at 22:00:43 / 10:00 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 22:00:43 / February 4, 2021 @ 10:00 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 122.9636° East, 14.5303° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000dein. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dein.

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 104 km (65 miles) from Naga (c. 174 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Daet (c. 78 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Calabanga (c. 26 800 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Lopez (c. 25 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Jose Pañganiban (c. 21 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Calauag (c. 20 800 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Labo (c. 18 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rosario, Lopez, Naga.

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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 33 km NE of Paracale, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.9636° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.5303° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33 km NE of Paracale, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-04 22:00:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-04 22:19:31 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 2.2 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 7.846 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 93 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 us6000dein Id of event.
Event Code 6000dein An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dein, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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