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Strong earthquake 6.9 mag, 2 km ENE of Canhandugan, Philippines



Earthquake location 11.147S, 124.8WA earthquake magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Canhandugan in Philippines on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt17187001, at00osnt2p. Id of event: at00osnt2p. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 6.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:04:03 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 08:04:03 / July 6, 2017 @ 8:04 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.8 East, latitude 11.147 North, depth = 41 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Canhandugan in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arteche, Balamban, Cordova (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 136 km (84 miles) from Cebu City (c. 798 600 pop), 131 km (82 miles) from Lapu-Lapu City (c. 350 500 pop), 133 km (82 miles) from Mandaue City (c. 331 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Danao (c. 70 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 121 km (75 miles) from Liloan (c. 49 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km ENE of Canhandugan, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.8° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.147° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km ENE of Canhandugan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-06 08:04:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-06 08:12:59 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 4.6 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 734 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 48 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53.99999568 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00osnt2p Id of event.
Event Code 00osnt2p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt17187001,at00osnt2p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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