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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag strikes near Sarangani in Philippines

Earthquake location 3.7548S, 126.8796WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 240 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (149 miles). Event id: us100041yc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100041yc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/11/15 / 2015-11-28 22:32:28 / November 28, 2015 @ 10:32 pm. The temblor was picked up at 06:32:28 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Sarangani in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.58 km (30 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.8796 East, latitude 3.7548 North, depth = 47.58 km.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 240 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.8796° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.7548° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 240km SE of Sarangani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-11-28 22:32:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-28 22:51:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 1 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 432 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 3.002 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us100041yc Id of event.
Event Code 100041yc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100041yc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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