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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near San Luis in Philippines

Earthquake location 15.6098S, 121.6175WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from San Luis in Philippines. Global time and date of event 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 02:10:27 / May 23, 2020 @ 2:10 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.68 km (30 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009nx5. Unique identifier: us70009nx5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 121.6175° East, 15.6098° North, depth 47.68 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:10:27 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bustos, Arayat, Tayug (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Cabanatuan City (c. 220 300 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Arayat (c. 88 000 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Norzagaray (c. 79 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Gapan (c. 79 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Antonio (c. 67 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Ildefonso (c. 65 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from San Miguel (c. 65 700 pop).

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. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 16 km SE of San Luis, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.6175° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.6098° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SE of San Luis, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-23 02:10:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-23 02:27:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 386 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 7.188 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 us70009nx5 Id of event.
Event Code 70009nx5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70009nx5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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