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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 40 km SW of Santa Teresa, Philippines

Earthquake location 11.9691S, 120.8698WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Santa Teresa in Philippines on Monday. Event id: us6000dfr7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dfr7. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:24:40 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 120.8698° East, latitude 11.9691° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 23:24:40 / February 8, 2021 @ 11:24 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from San Jose (c. 118 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Sablayan (c. 38 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mansalay (c. 23 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Roxas (c. 14 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Bulalacao (c. 12 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Calintaan (c. 11 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Caminauit (c. 11 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Roxas, Sablayan, Mansalay.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km SW of Santa Teresa, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 120.8698° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.9691° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40 km SW of Santa Teresa, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-08 23:24:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-08 23:44:09 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 6.728 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 32 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 us6000dfr7 Id of event.
Event Code 6000dfr7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dfr7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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