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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 33 km NNW of Liloy, Philippines

Earthquake location 8.4103S, 122.5936WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Liloy in Philippines. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 122.5936° East, 8.4103° North. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:52:07 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hcp8. Unique identifier: us1000hcp8. Global time and date of event 16/10/18 / 2018-10-16 03:52:07 / October 16, 2018 @ 3:52 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Dipolog (c. 93 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Dapitan (c. 50 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ipil (c. 19 200 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Mahayag (c. 17 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Manukan (c. 11 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Titay (c. 11 500 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Katipunan (c. 10 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zamboanguita, Mayabon, Malangas. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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 NNW of Liloy, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.5936° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.4103° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km NNW of Liloy, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-16 03:52:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-16 04:02:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 3.244 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us1000hcp8 Id of event.
Event Code 1000hcp8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hcp8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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