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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 74 km E of Pondaguitan, Philippines

Earthquake location 6.3486S, 126.8484WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Pondaguitan in Philippines on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 98.6 km (61 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:12:28 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.8484 East, latitude 6.3486 North, depth = 98.6 km. 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: us6000b48d. Unique identifier: us6000b48d. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 03:12:28 / July 26, 2020 @ 3:12 am.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Manay (c. 20 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Batobato (c. 9 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sigaboy (c. 8 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tibanbang (c. 7 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from San Ignacio (c. 6 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from La Union (c. 5 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manay, Batobato, Mati (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 74 km E of Pondaguitan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.8484° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.3486° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 98.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 74 km E of Pondaguitan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-26 03:12:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-26 03:28:58 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 416 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 1.45 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 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 us6000b48d Id of event.
Event Code 6000b48d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b48d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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