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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag strikes near Sarangani in Philippines

Earthquake location 4.4615S, 126.1336WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines (79 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 126.1336 East, latitude 4.4615 North, depth = 122.27 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sarangani in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000j0f3. Event ids that are associated: us2000j0f3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/01/19 / 2019-01-05 01:04:19 / January 5, 2019 @ 1:04 am. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:04:19 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 122.27 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 127 km SE of Sarangani, Philippines.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.1336° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.4615° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 122.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 127km SE of Sarangani, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-05 01:04:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-05 01:22:52 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 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 385 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 2.649 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000j0f3 Id of event.
Event Code 2000j0f3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j0f3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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