Magnitude: 5.2M
Time: 09-20-2014 T04:26:52
Country: PHILIPPINES

PHILIPPINES:BARANGAYLUAYON

This earthquake was recorded at a focal depth of 26km below the ground in Philippines on 09-20-2014 T04:26:52, where it released a sizeable amount of seismic energy and reached a magnitude of 5.2 on the richter scale. Considering this quake occurred 26km under the surface, it is best classified as a deep geologic event. Earthquake intensity was also measured using the Mercalli intensity scale which quantifies the severity of shaking felt by the quake. On a scale of 1 (barely sensed) to 12 (completely devastating), this quake had an intensity of 5. An earthquake of this magnitude would likely be felt by all folks and causing a lot of panic. Damage to buildings of good design and construction would be negligible. There would be slight to moderate damage in well-built ordinary structures; Considerable damage would be experienced in poorly built or badly designed structures.
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Earthquake Measurement
earthquake scale

Earthquake Stats
total_houses_damaged 67
region_code 170
total_houses_destroyed 15
eq_mag_mb 5.2
focal_depth 26
intensity 5
year 2014
total_houses_damaged_description 2
id 10117
location_name PHILIPPINES:BARANGAYLUAYON
total_damage_description 1
damage_description 1
eq_primary 5.2
total_houses_destroyed_description 1
time 09-20-2014 T04:26:52
latitude 6.864
houses_damaged 67
injuries 1
houses_destroyed 15
total_injuries 1
houses_destroyed_description 1
houses_damaged_description 2
total_injuries_description 1
longitude 125.233
country PHILIPPINES
injuries_description 1

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