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Moderate earthquake: M5.1 quake has struck near Almeria in Philippines

Earthquake location 11.7496S, 124.2555WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Almeria in Philippines. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:35:22 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000cf7b. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cf7b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 93.16 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 124.2555 East, latitude 11.7496 North, depth = 93.16 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/20 / 2020-11-15 06:35:22 / November 15, 2020 @ 6:35 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palo, Basey, Lipayran. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Masbate (c. 47 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Catarman (c. 47 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bogo (c. 23 600 pop).

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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 19 km NW of Almeria, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.2555° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.7496° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 93.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19 km NW of Almeria, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-15 06:35:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-15 06:55:07 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 400 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 4.83 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 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 us7000cf7b Id of event.
Event Code 7000cf7b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cf7b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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