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Moderate earthquake, 5.5 mag was detected near Namuac in Philippines

Earthquake location 19.2452S, 121.1783WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Namuac in Philippines on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/24 / 2024-07-06 10:29:31 / July 6, 2024 @ 10:29 am. 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: us7000mxek. Unique identifier: us7000mxek. The temblor was detected at 10:29:31 / 10:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.569 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 121.1783° East, 19.2452° North, depth 16.569 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aparri, Ballesteros, Cabaritan East (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 110 km (68 miles) from Aparri (c. 33 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Claveria (c. 10 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Cabaritan East (c. 9 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Ballesteros (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 70 km N of Namuac, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 121.1783° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2452° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.569 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70 km N of Namuac, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-06 10:29:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-06 10:51:12 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 5.066 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 465 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 90 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.556 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 us7000mxek Id of event.
Event Code 7000mxek An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mxek, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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