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Strong earthquake: M6.1 quake has struck near Manay in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.2402S, 126.4615WA earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Manay in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.4615° East, latitude 7.2402° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:16:49 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 07:16:49 / September 8, 2018 @ 7:16 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000haxi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000haxi.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tamayong, Tamugan, Baracatan (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Davao (c. 1 212 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tagum (c. 233 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Mati (c. 105 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Panabo (c. 84 700 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Monkayo (c. 51 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Samal (c. 43 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Compostela (c. 42 600 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km WNW of Manay, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.4615° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.2402° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km WNW of Manay, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-08 07:16:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-08 07:34:12 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 3.9 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 574 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 0.891 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 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 us2000haxi Id of event.
Event Code 2000haxi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000haxi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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