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Moderate earthquake: M5.1 quake has struck near Sarangani in Philippines

Earthquake location 4.4912S, 126.8658WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 185 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines (115 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.8658 East, latitude 4.4912 North, depth = 25.49 km. Unique identifier: us2000j6va. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j6va. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:47:50 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/01/19 / 2019-01-21 16:47:50 / January 21, 2019 @ 4:47 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sarangani in Philippines (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.49 km (16 miles).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 185 km ESE of Sarangani, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.8658° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.4912° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 185km ESE 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 2019-01-21 16:47:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-21 17:07:23 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 400 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 2.863 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 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 us2000j6va Id of event.
Event Code 2000j6va An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j6va, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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