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Moderate earthquake 5.5 mag, 20 km SSW of Manuk Mangkaw, Philippines

Earthquake location 4.6409S, 119.7576WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (mg/mb) was reported Tuesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Manuk Mangkaw in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 01:19:45 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 6.45 km (4 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-19 05:19:45 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 119.7576 East, latitude 4.6409 North, depth 6.45 km.

Close countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Bongao (c. 26 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Sitangkai (c. 17 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Languyan (c. 8 900 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from New Batu Batu (c. 8 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tampakan (c. 8 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Languyan, Tongouson, Balimbing.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.7576° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.6409° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km SSW of Manuk Mangkaw, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-19 17:19:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-19 17:40:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 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 1.363 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000th7m Id of event.
Event Code c000th7m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000th7m A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.


  1. Jehran

    Yes, I felt it here in Sibutu.

  2. Jehran

    Is there any chance of tsunami?

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