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Strong earthquake, 6.3 mag strikes near Bobon in Philippines



Earthquake location 6.5704S, 126.4846WA earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Bobon in Philippines on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: at00odzbkm, pt16267051, us10006s4v. Unique identifier: us10006s4v. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:53:10 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.4846 East, latitude 6.5704 North, depth = 62.51 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 22:53:10 / September 23, 2016 @ 10:53 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bobon in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.51 km (39 miles).

Event epicenter was 111 km (69 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 123 km (76 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 126 km (78 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 121 km (75 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Malita (c. 41 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Lupon (c. 27 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nabunturan, Hagonoy, Tubod (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km ESE of Bobon, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.4846° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.5704° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km ESE of Bobon, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-23 22:53:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-23 23:12:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 612 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 ,at,pt,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 1.026 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 us10006s4v Id of event.
Event Code 10006s4v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00odzbkm,pt16267051,us10006s4v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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