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Moderate earthquake 5.7 mag, 69 km ENE of Hinatuan, Philippines

Earthquake location 8.5337S, 126.9475WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Hinatuan in Philippines. Unique identifier: us1000jb24. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jb24. The temblor was detected at 08:13:01 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/19 / 2019-03-06 00:13:01 / March 6, 2019 @ 12:13 am UTC/GMT. 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 17.86 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.9475 East, latitude 8.5337 North, depth = 17.86 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Baganga, Bah-Bah, Bunawan (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Bislig (c. 67 600 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Bah-Bah (c. 28 600 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from San Francisco (c. 18 500 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Trento (c. 15 900 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Bunawan (c. 15 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Lianga (c. 13 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tagbina (c. 10 700 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 69 km ENE of Hinatuan, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.9475° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.5337° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 69km ENE of Hinatuan, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-06 00:13:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-06 00:33:30 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 3.858 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 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 1.988 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us1000jb24 Id of event.
Event Code 1000jb24 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jb24, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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