Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Magnitude 6.0 Rocks Manila - US Geological Survey Website

I thought it was vertigo. I'm still dizzy as I write this.

My friend Noemi felt it too and everyone's talking about it.

Here's the latest --

Thank God for the USGS site.Earthquake Details
Magnitude 6.0
Date-Time Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 04:27:01 UTC
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 12:27:01 PM at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 16.037°N, 119.906°E

Depth 62.5 km (38.8 miles) set by location program
Distances 45 km (30 miles) W of Dagupan, Luzon, Philippines
85 km (55 miles) WSW of Baguio, Luzon, Philippines
120 km (75 miles) NW of Angeles, Luzon, Philippines
195 km (120 miles) NW of MANILA, Philippines

Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 9.2 km (5.7 miles); depth fixed by location program
Parameters Nst= 47, Nph= 47, Dmin=917.9 km, Rmss=1.16 sec, Gp= 61°,
M-type=moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7

Event ID us2007kfal

Source -- US Geological Survey Site

The quake's epicenter was 45km west of Dagupan City and 195km northwest of Metro Manila. No damage yet as of this writing.

UPDATES : The USGS site lists 6.0 here but PHILVOLCS says only 4.2 I'm more inclined to go with the 6.0 because half an hour later I can still feel the swaying in my head.

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