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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag was detected near Bolitoc in Philippines

Earthquake location 15.6232S, 119.4285WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Bolitoc in Philippines. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:24:37 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 119.4285° East, 15.6232° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000di2e. Event ids that are associated: us7000di2e. Global time and date of event 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 07:24:37 / March 11, 2021 @ 7:24 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (60 miles) from Lingayen (c. 56 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Binmaley (c. 44 000 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Camiling (c. 39 700 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Agoo (c. 29 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Masinloc (c. 28 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Iba (c. 26 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camiling, Nagsaing, San Antonio (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 eighteen 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.

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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: 49 km WSW of Bolitoc, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 119.4285° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.6232° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49 km WSW of Bolitoc, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-11 07:24:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-11 07:43:45 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 7.324 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 109 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 us7000di2e Id of event.
Event Code 7000di2e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000di2e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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