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Moderate earthquake: M5.7 quake has struck near Kadingilan in Philippines



Earthquake location 7.6285S, 124.8736WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Kadingilan in Philippines on Sunday. Event id: us2000atpb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000atpb. Exact location, longitude 124.8736° East, latitude 7.6285° North, depth = 31.39 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 20:47:08 / September 23, 2017 @ 8:47 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.39 km (20 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:47:08 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Initao, Laguilayan, Isulan. Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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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. 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: 4 km NW of Kadingilan, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.8736° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.6285° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NW of Kadingilan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-23 20:47:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-23 21:03:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 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 500 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 0.893 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 us2000atpb Id of event.
Event Code 2000atpb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000atpb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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