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Moderate earthquake: M5.8 quake has struck near Suyan in Philippines



Earthquake location 6.1902S, 125.473WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Suyan in Philippines. The temblor was reported at 08:30:41 / 8:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 125.473° East, 6.1902° North, depth 74.38 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 00:30:41 / August 5, 2017 @ 12:30 am. Event id: us2000a4zc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a4zc. The epicenter was at a depth of 74.38 km (46 miles).

The epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from General Santos (c. 679 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Digos (c. 116 100 pop), 118 km (73 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Kidapawan (c. 79 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Magnaga, Mati, Matalam (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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: 17 km NE of Suyan, Philippines. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 125.473° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.1902° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 74.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km NE of Suyan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-05 00:30:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-05 00:50:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.28 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 0 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 520 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 0.88 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 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 us2000a4zc Id of event.
Event Code 2000a4zc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a4zc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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