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Strong earthquake, 6 mag has occurred near Sapad in Philippines

Earthquake location 7.8051S, 123.8717WA earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Sapad in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 598.1 km (372 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 123.8717° East, 7.8051° North, depth 598.1 km. The temblor was reported at 15:55:29 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/11/18 / 2018-11-04 07:55:29 / November 4, 2018 @ 7:55 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000i6mv. Event ids that are associated: us2000i6mv.

Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Maganoy, Agusan, Pikit. Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Cagayan de Oro (c. 445 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Iligan City (c. 312 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mantampay (c. 265 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Pagadian (c. 186 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Marawi City (c. 143 600 pop).

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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km SE of Sapad, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.8717° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.8051° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 598.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SE of Sapad, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-04 07:55:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-04 08:16:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.14 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 554 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 1.844 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 22 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 us2000i6mv Id of event.
Event Code 2000i6mv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000i6mv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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